Drafting

  1. Templating for Lawyers

    learn computer templateering in five minutes flat

  2. Square One

    fair terms. free forms. back to work.

  3. Work Made for Hire … or Not

    one source of complexity in intellectual property terms

  4. Doormat 1e

    free no-log, no-track privacy policy

  5. Turnstile 1e

    first edition and new website

  6. Acceptable Use

    different delivery, same rules

  7. DMSimple

    plain and simple DMCA safe harbor terms

  8. Turnstile

    springboard website terms of service

  9. Progressive Standardization

    standardized contracting can also be flexible

  10. Springboard Agreements

    putting a name to a tool

  11. Name this Contract Type

    agreements incorporating all their terms by reference

  12. redline.commonform.org

    compare Common Form markup online

  13. edit.commonform.org

    try Common Form’s editing tools online

  14. Common Form, Simplified

    publish, share, save our souls

  15. Intelligent Perception

    low bow to the legal laity

  16. Correct and Intuitive Fairness

    How can a license say what “fair” is ahead of time?

  17. Reading the WeAllJS Code of Conduct

    line-by-line and off-the-cuff

  18. AFL-3.0 versus OSL-3.0

    a redline (diff) with important network terms highlighted

  19. The Discipline of Stated Purpose

    write out the purposes of legal terms in contracts

  20. Unhappy Coincidences

    marriages of licensing convenience, and changed circumstances

  21. Six Great Deals Books

    read these books

  22. Transparent Contract Components

    sharper tools, finer toolmarks

  23. MPL-2.0 versus OPL-2.1

    a redline (diff) showing changes

  24. Lexical Scope for Contracts

    wandering ever closer to LISP

  25. Licence Libre du Québec – Réciprocité versus - Réciprocité forte

    a redline (diff) showing changes

  26. Contract Components

    fine-grained means of abstraction in legal drafting

  27. First Read: The Fair Source License

    Text and my first thoughts on a new, non-open source form license

  28. Named Provisions

    If contract section numbers are just another namespace, can they be replaced with defined terms?