Viewing: Koncision

Can the Crowd Produce a Decent Contract?

Bill Carleton wrote a piece last week about law firm Gunderson Dettmer making form agreements available on Docracy’s website. In case you haven’t heard of Docracy, here’s how the web company describes itself: Docracy is a social repository of legal documents. Our mission is to make useful legal documents freely available to the public. We […] Read More

From the Interwebs: Creative Commons TOS, No Love for the Facebook, Geeky Grammar Humor

Just Click No. I’ve written a decent amount about the adhesive nature of website terms of service and how it’s unseemly for contract law to pretend that people read and agree to them. Well, not everyone has to grin and bear it. If you have as much clout as the government, you might be able […] Read More

Koncision: One Giant Leap

To compare Koncision's launch of its first product to humanity's first steps on the moon would be a bit of hyperbole to be sure, but Koncision does represent a major step toward rationalizing the provision of legal services. Koncision is a web-based application that combines the power of document assembly with high-quality contract templates. It's […] Read More

The Reading List: The Koncise Drafter

The Reading List—a regular feature of theContractsGuy—highlights blogs that are interesting enough that I check in regularly. Ken Adams, the author of A Manual of Style for Contract Drafting, began publishing The Koncise Drafter in December 2010. The blog is the successor to Adams’s widely-followed AdamsDrafting blog ("same pointy-headed contract stuff, different URL"). Adams moved […] Read More