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Berlin Legal Open Document Hackathon

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Berlin Legal Open Document - Hackathon

Dec. 10th 2013, 9am - 19:30 pm

Location Berlin: Freie Universität Berlin

jointly with other remote Hackathons Bologna, Boston, Brasilia, Bruxelles, Berlin, San Diego, Palo Alto, Montevideo, London, etc…. all the world!

The hackathon addresses the OASIS standardizations of Legal Rule Markup (LegalRuleML) and Legal Document Markup (LegalDocumentML) ( which are part of the OASIS LegalXML member section. The hackaton groups will work on selected acts, regulations, and bills and will mark them up. A particular focus of the Berlin Semantic Web Meetup group is on United States patent law ( and title 35 of the United States Code, considering also new Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA) (

Since this a hackathon (, please bring your labtop with you!

Hackathon Fyler (pdf) (

Program: CET time for the European sites

9.00 Welcome

9.15 Presentation of the goals and connection with the European sites

9.30 Methodology of the hackathon, group organization, workplan

10.30 Start

12.00 Discussion and Brainstorming

13.00 Lunch (self-organized)

13.30 Connection with US and Latin America sites.

16.00 Discussion and Brainstorming

19.00 First results discussion

19.30 Connection with California sites and passing of the leadership of the hackathon