Hand Drawn Tech Law

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Just after my post yesterday on some beginning thoughts on the use of visual & graphic techniques to make full-impact law presentations, I’ve just been alerted by Finnish lawyer & designer Helena Haapio of a terrific series of hand-drawn law infographic explanatory videos, from a father-daughter team out of Palo Alto.

Open Law Lab - Collaborative Development Financing - The Hsus - Legal Infograpics

Lawyer Richard Hsu narrates a legal situation, and daughter Maya Hsu draws out a clear & colorful explanation of what he’s saying. It’s simple & clean, and successful. Here’s a taste!


On Licensed Property

On Collaborative Development Financings

And On IP Assets in Mergers & Acquisitions

These presentations all follow the fundamental principles I had mentioned in yesterday’s post — put the priority on visuals over written text, have the visuals do much of the work (with spoken word as support & direction for the drawings), and tap into the audience’s excitement for visuals by making them lively and surprising. These are terrific examples of the power of visual law.

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