BlackBoiler Enhances Its Contract Redlining with ‘ContextAI,’ Which Gives the Reason for Every Redline


BlackBoiler, a company whose AI-driven contract review software automatically reviews and redlines contract drafts using Microsoft Word’s Track Changes, is today releasing a new feature, ContextAI, that enhances the markup by showing the user the reason for every redline.

Last year, I reported on BlackBoiler’s launch of Playbook Builder, a feature that helps…

20 For 2020: The Legal Tech Trends that Defined the Year

Whoa, what the f*&% just happened? This was a year few of us will ever forget. It brought untold hardships for many and unfamiliar challenges for all of us. To those who suffered losses of loved ones or illness, to those who lost their jobs or their homes, to any and all who suffered scars this year, I offer my heartfelt condolences. But in the world of legal technology and innovation, the phrase I heard often repeated this year was “silver lining.” It was a silver lining in the form of an accelerant. The challenge to modernizing the delivery of…

BlackBoiler Wins Two More Patents for Its AI-Assisted Contract Review Software


BlackBoiler, the Arlington, Va., company whose AI-based technology automatically marks up draft contract language, has been issued two additional patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for its AI-assisted contract review software.

That brings to seven the number of U.S. patent allowances issued for BlackBoiler’s software. It has additional patent applications pending…