The effort to revise the UTBMS code set, which was co-facilitated by Bottomline, attracted the participation of other solution providers, law firms and leading insurance carriers, including Liberty Mutual, AIG, Zurich, The Hartford and Farmers Insurance.
The UTBMS code set is an invaluable tool for insurance carriers, since it offers a standardized framework for attaining a better understanding of all their legal expenses," said Robert Mullen, Director of Legal Solutions for Bottomline Technologies.
For a copy of the revisions to the UTBMS code set, please visit the Defense Research Institute's Web site: http://www.
We encourage the legal community to participate in the LOC's UTBMS
comment and ratification processes.
In addition to serving as the chairman of intellectual property for the UTBMS
initiative, Leo is an active member in the International Trademark Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the Intellectual Property Owners and the Licensing Executives Society.
The release of the revised UTBMS project code set and the proposed patent and trademark code sets in beta form is intended to better serve the consumers and producers of legal services.
The UTBMS Initiative focused its initial efforts on understanding whether modifications or additions to the original UTBMS codes were needed.
The addition of a new UTBMS Committee under the LEDES (http://www.
The UTBMS Initiative is not an effort in advance of requests, but rather a response to very real and very pressing demands.
With the release of the UTBMS global survey, the initiative hopes to begin the process of finalizing public input to the work already undertaken in its working groups.
a provider of information and technology services for law firms and corporate legal departments, today announced that its Legal Manager Group processes paper or electronic legal bills that were produced by law firms in any format then uses LexTech's proprietary linguistic analysis engine to automatically UTBMS code each item and review it against their client's billing guidelines.
LexTech is the only company in the legal industry that takes paper or electronic legal bills, computer analyzes the attorney's written description of services and costs, automatically applies UTBMS codes to every billed item, allows their clients to change guideline review results over the internet and exports the approved bill in any electronic format their client requires.