Gizelle Fletcher

Gizelle leads the content team at PactSafe. She's driven by content that relays the significance of technology in legal departments and is always look at how consumer behavior influences new technologies.

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What types of evidence do I need to enforce my online agreement in court?

By Gizelle Fletcher on Jun 26, 2019 8:08:00 AM

 

If your terms were to be enforced and your clients were to take you to court, could your terms hold up? Do you even know what you need to bring to court? Even more, what types of evidence are more likely to be successful in enforcing your online agreement in court?

Topics: Clickwraps
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Are my online agreements valid? Part 3: Browsewrap

By Gizelle Fletcher on Jun 12, 2019 8:08:00 AM


Sooner or later, you will be sued. As it is inevitable, the question of "when" is less important than whether or not you are prepared for your terms to be enforced. Are you certain that your online legal agreements--clickwrap, sign-in-wrap, and browsewrap--can hold up in court? In our 3-post series, we will detail the three common types of online agreements, case law examples, and the factors that influence their enforceability in court. Our third post is dedicated to browsewrap agreements. (Read the first post and the second post here.)

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Are my online agreements valid? Part 2: Sign-in-wrap

By Gizelle Fletcher on May 29, 2019 8:08:00 AM

Sooner or later, you will be sued. As it is inevitable, the question of "when" is less important than whether or not you are prepared for your terms to be enforced. Are you certain that your online legal agreements--clickwrap, sign-in-wrap, and browsewrap--can hold up in court? In our 3-post series, we will detail the three common types of online agreements, case law examples, and the factors that influence their enforceability in court. Our second post is dedicated to sign-in-wrap agreements. (Read the first post on clickwrap agreements here.)

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PODCAST: Why companies like Amazon are making their legal departments metrics-driven

By Gizelle Fletcher on May 21, 2019 9:34:16 AM

PactSafe’s “Legal Departments of the Future” podcast is hosted by PactSafe founder and CEO Brian Powers. As an attorney who’s ventured into the tech business, Brian is always looking for ways to fuse the legal and tech spaces together. In this podcast, Brian chats with Walker Lockhart, former Amazon Legal Council, Nordstrom Director of Product, and current EVP of a new startup.

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Are my online agreements valid? Part 1: Clickwrap

By Gizelle Fletcher on May 15, 2019 8:08:00 AM

Sooner or later, you will be sued. Because it is inevitable, the question of "when" is less important than whether or not you are prepared for your terms to be enforced. Are you certain that your online legal agreements--clickwrap, sign-in-wrap, and browsewrap--can hold up in court? In our 3-post series, we will detail the three common types of online agreements, case law examples, and the factors that influence their enforceability in court. Our first post is dedicated to clickwrap agreements.

Topics: Clickwraps
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PODCAST: Eliminating silos in tech-driven legal departments

By Gizelle Fletcher on May 8, 2019 8:00:00 AM

"Automation is coming for us all—not in a bad way, but in a way that helps to improve efficiencies and increase the pace [businesses are moving]." 

—Vanessa Davis, Vice President, Research and Product Development at LegalZoom.

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Clickthrough litigation skyrockets 626%: What you need to know about online agreements

By Gizelle Fletcher on May 1, 2019 10:10:00 AM

Increasingly, B2B and B2C companies are moving their businesses online in order to take advantage of the speed, convenience, and popularity of the internet. And as contracts govern the relationship between the website owner and the user, the contracts also need to be hosted and accepted online. As a result, these companies often utilize clickthrough agreements to capture user acceptance of the contract terms. However, clickthrough litigation has increased 626% since 2002. As the volume of clickthrough-related cases increases, the more important it becomes for businesses to know more about the types of online agreements, how they are formed, and what gives you the best chance of defending them in court. 

Topics: Clickwraps
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PODCAST: Embracing tech in your legal department: How sales and legal work with each other, not against

By Gizelle Fletcher on Apr 23, 2019 9:26:55 AM

PactSafe’s “Legal Departments of the Future” podcast is hosted by PactSafe founder and CEO Brian Powers. As an attorney who’s ventured into the tech business, Brian is always looking for ways to fuse the legal and tech spaces together.

In episode 3 of our podcast, Brian sat down with Tony Miller, a corporate attorney who’s recently moved from a long career as an in-house attorney in the fast-paced world of SaaS to the world of entrepreneurship. Tony’s launched his own firm with the foundation of leveraging his success in implementing technology into in-house legal teams.

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PODCAST: How to Embrace and Drive Innovation in Your Legal Department

By Gizelle Fletcher on Apr 9, 2019 8:45:00 AM

PactSafe’s “Legal Departments of the Future” podcast is hosted by PactSafe founder and CEO Brian Powers. As an attorney who’s ventured into the tech business, Brian is always looking for ways to fuse the legal and tech spaces together.

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How a clickthrough agreement solution works for your product team, not against it

By Gizelle Fletcher on Apr 4, 2019 8:08:00 AM

The role of the product team inside your company is both strategic and tactical. Not only can this team own the blueprint for products and services, but they also do the research and all necessary prep work for the build. As the development team works on a software product, the product team manages the roadmap, implements the marketing plan, and figures out ways to improve through looking at production adoption and use and natural innovation.

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