Book Chapters and Articles

Marika Salo-Lahti & Helena Haapio: Possibility-Driven Design and Responsible Use of AI for Sustainability. In Rossana Ducato, Alain Strowel & Enguerrand Marique (eds), Design(s) for Law. Ledizioni 2024, p. 205–252.

Anne Ketola, Robert de Rooy & Helena Haapio: Comic Contracts 2.0 – Contracts that Have (and Give) a Voice. In Rossana Ducato, Alain Strowel & Enguerrand Marique (eds), Design(s) for Law. Ledizioni 2024, p. 167–204.

Helena Haapio & Anne Ketola, Yritysvastuu ja sopimukset kieliteoista käytäntöön [Corporate sustainability and contracts: from speech acts to practice]. Kielikello 14.3.2024.

Gerlinde Berger-Walliser, Robert C. Bird & Helena Haapio, Promoting Business Success Through Contract Visualization. Legal Writing Institute (LWI) Monograph Series, Vol. 12: Visual Legal Writing, 27 September 2023. Originally published in Journal of Law, Business and Ethics, Vol. 17, 2011, p. 55–75.

Thomas Barton, Gerlinde Berger-Walliser & Helena Haapio, Visualization: Seeing Contracts for What They Are, and What They Could Become. Legal Writing Institute (LWI) Monograph Series, Vol. 12: Visual Legal Writing, 26 September 2023. Originally published in Journal of Law, Business and Ethics, Vol. 19, 2013, p. 47–63.

Marika Salo-Lahti, Mikko Ranta & Helena Haapio: AI Tools for Sustainability: Actionable information for both humans and machines. Jusletter IT, 30 March 2023.

Robert Waller, Stefania Passera & Helena Haapio, Layered Contracts: Both Legally Functional and Human-Friendly. In Kai Jacob et al. (eds), Liquid Legal – Humanization and the Law, Springer 2022, p. 269–287.

Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Mark Fenwick, Helena Haapio, Timo Minssen & Erik P.M. Vermeulen, Technology-Driven Disruption of Healthcare & “UI Layer” Privacy-by-Design. In Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci et al. (eds), AI in eHealth: Human Autonomy, Data Governance & Privacy in Healthcare, Cambridge University Press 2022. Manuscript available at SSRN and OSUVA.

Helena Haapio, Visualisation in Contract Education and Practice. The First 25 Years. In Emily Allbon & Amanda Perry-Kessaris (eds), Design in Legal Education. Emerging Legal Education Series. Routledge 2022.

Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Mark Fenwick, Helena Haapio & Erik P.M. Vermeulen, Integrating Law, Technology, and Design: Teaching Data Protection and Privacy Law in a Digital Age. International Data Privacy Law, Volume 12, Issue 3, August 2022, p. 239–252.

Helena Haapio, Essor de la proactive law. Le JEM – Juriste d’Entreprise Magazine, No 41, Mai 2022, p. 48–51.

Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Mark Fenwick & Helena Haapio, Digital Technology, Future Lawyers and the Computable Contract Designer of Tomorrow. In Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Helena Haapio and Mark Fenwick (eds), Research Handbook on Contract Design, Edward Elgar 2022, p. 421–444.

Vesa Annola, Helena Haapio & Merja Koskela, Interpreting Images in Contracts. In Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Helena Haapio and Mark Fenwick (eds), Research Handbook on Contract Design, Edward Elgar 2022, p. 365–381.

Stefania Passera, Emily Allbon and Helena Haapio, Contract Transformation: Merging Drafting and Design to Meet the Needs of Human Readers. In Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Helena Haapio and Mark Fenwick (eds), Research Handbook on Contract Design. Edward Elgar 2022, p. 92–112.

Thomas D Barton, Helena Haapio, Stefania Passera & James G Hazard, Reframing Contract Design: Integrating Business, Legal Design, and Technology Perspectives. In Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Helena Haapio and Mark Fenwick (eds), Research Handbook on Contract Design. Edward Elgar 2022, p. 33–54.

Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Helena Haapio & Mark Fenwick, The Many Layers and Dimensions of Contract Design. In Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Helena Haapio and Mark Fenwick (eds), Research Handbook on Contract Design, Edward Elgar 2022, p. 2–8.

Petra Hietanen-Kunwald, Helena Haapio, and Nina Toivonen, Systems Theory as a Research Framework for Dispute Prevention and Resolution by Design. In Rossana Ducato and Alain Strowel (eds), Legal Design Perspectives: Theoretical and Practical Insights from the Field. Ledizioni 2021, p. 71–89.

Helena Haapio, Thomas D. Barton & Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Legal Design for the Common Good: Proactive Legal Care by Design. In Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Helena Haapio, Margaret Hagan & Michael Doherty (eds), Legal Design: Integrating Business, Design and Legal Thinking with Technology, Edward Elgar 2021, p. 56–81.

Michael Doherty, Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Helena Haapio and Margaret Hagan, A New Attitude to Laws Empire: the Potentialities of Legal Design. In Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Helena Haapio, Margaret Hagan & Michael Doherty (eds), Legal Design: Integrating Business, Design and Legal Thinking with Technology, Edward Elgar 2021, p. 1–8.

Arianna Rossi & Helena Haapio, Proactive Legal Design for Health Data Sharing Based on Smart Contracts. In Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Mark Fenwick & Stefan Wrbka (eds), Smart Contracts: Technological, Business and Legal Perspectives. Hart Publishing 2021, p. 101–121. Manuscript available at OSUVA.

Petra Hietanen-Kunwald & Helena Haapio, Effective Dispute Prevention and Resolution through Proactive Contract Design. Journal of Strategic Contracting Negotiation, Vol. 5, No. 1-2, 2021, p. 3–23.

Thomas D. Barton, Helena Haapio, James G. Hazard & Stefania Passera, Legal Innovation in Contracting, and Beyond: Merging Design and Technology Tools for the Information Age. In Antoine Masson & Gavin Robinson (eds), Mapping Legal Innovation. Trends and Perspectives. Springer 2021, p. 159–187. Manuscript available at OSUVA.

Helena Haapio & Stefania Passera, Contracts as Interfaces: Visual Representation Patterns in Contract Design. In Daniel M. Katz, Ron Dolin & Michael J. Bommarito (eds), Legal Informatics. Cambridge University Press 2021, p. 213238. Manuscript available at OSUVA.

Helena Haapio, Vesa Annola & Merja Koskela, Ten Ways to Make the Interpretation of Images More Predictable. Contracting Excellence Journal, 5 November 2020.

Helena Haapio: Transforming Contract Creation: Goodbye to Legal Writing – revisited. Jusletter IT, 30 September 2020.

Rory Unsworth & Helena Haapio: Tidying up Contract Portfolios the Marie Kondo Way. Jusletter IT, 30 September 2020.

Helena Haapio & Daniel W. Linna Jr, Contract Quality and AI: Garbage in, Garbage out? Contracting Excellence Journal, 31 August 2020.

Stefania Passera & Helena Haapio, Start Your Simplification Journey with the IACCM Contract Design Pattern Library. Contracting Excellence Journal, 8 September 2019.

Marcelo Corrales, Mark Fenwick & Helena Haapio, Digital Technologies, Legal Design and the Future of the Legal Profession. In Marcelo Corrales et al. (eds), Legal Tech, Smart Contracts and Blockchain, Perspectives in Law, Business and Innovation. Springer Singapore 2019, p. 1–15. Manuscript available at OSUVA.

Thomas D. Barton, Helena Haapio, Stefania Passera & James G. Hazard, Successful Contracts: Integrating Design and Technology. In Marcelo Corrales et al. (eds), Legal Tech, Smart Contracts and Blockchain, Perspectives in Law, Business and Innovation. Springer Singapore 2019, p. 63–91.

Stefania Passera and Helena Haapio, Legal Design Thinking: Start with the End User in Mind. In Deepika Jeyakodi and Mirjam Ros, The Innovation Matrix – Three Moves to Design a Winning Strategy for Innovation and Intellectual Property. BIS Publishers, Amsterdam 2019, p. 93–97.

Helena Haapio: Legal Design in Action: From Text-Only Guidebooks to Digital, Visual Playbooks. Jusletter IT, 21 February 2019.

Arianna Rossi, Rossana Ducato, Helena Haapio, Stefania Passera & Monica Palmirani: Legal Design Patterns: Towards A New Language for Legal Information Design. Jusletter IT, 21 February 2019.

Arianna Rossi & Helena Haapio, Proactive Legal Design: Embedding Values in the Design of Legal Artefacts. Jusletter IT, 21 February 2019.

Helena Haapio, Robert de Rooy & Thomas D. Barton: New Contract Genres. Jusletter IT, 22 February 2018.

Helena Haapio, Margaret Hagan, Monica Palmirani & Arianna Rossi: Legal Design Patterns for Privacy. Jusletter IT, 22 February 2018.

Charlotta Kronblad & Helena Haapio: Smart Contracts – Not So Smart Legal Professionals? Jusletter IT, 22 February 2018.

James P. Groton & Helena Haapio: Contract Disputes – Expect Them, Be Ready! Contracting Excellence Journal, 18 December 2017.

Rob Waller, Helena Haapio & Stefania Passera, Contract Simplification: the Why and the How. Contracting Excellence Journal, 24 July 2017.

Helena Haapio & Thomas D. Barton, Business-Friendly Contracting: How Simplification and Visualization Can Help Bring It to Practice. In Kai Jacob, Dierk Schindler & Roger Strathausen (eds), Liquid Legal – Transforming Legal into a Business Savvy, Information Enabled and Performance Driven Industry. Springer International Publishing 2017, p. 371–396. Manuscript available at OSUVA.

Gerlinde Berger-Walliser, Thomas D. Barton & Helena Haapio, From Visualization to Legal Design: A Collaborative and Creative Process. American Business Law Journal, Vol. 54, No. 2, 2017, p. 347–392. Manuscript available at SSRN and OSUVA.

Helena Haapio, Daniela Alina Plewe & Robert de Rooy, Contract Continuum: From Text to Images, Comics and Code. Jusletter IT, 23 February 2017. Manuscript available at SSRN. See more examples of Comic Contracts.

James Hazard & Helena Haapio, Wise Contracts: Smart Contracts that Work for People and Machines. Jusletter IT, 23 February 2017. Manuscript available at SSRN.

Marika Salo & Helena Haapio, Robo-Advisors and Investors: Enhancing Human-Robot Interaction Through Information Design. Jusletter IT, 23 February 2017. Manuscript available at SSRN.

Pirjo-Leena Forsström, Helena Haapio & Stefania Passera, FAIR Design Jam: A Case Study on Co-Creating Communication About FAIR Data Principles. Jusletter IT, 23 February 2017. Manuscript available at SSRN

Thorsten Schoormann, Ralf Knackstedt & Helena Haapio, Modeling and Visualization in Law: Past, Present and Future. Jusletter IT, 23 February 2017.

Helena Haapio, George J. Siedel & Mariana Bernal Fandiño: Aplicación del derecho proactivo como una ventaja competitiva. Revista de Derecho Privado, No. 31, Julio-Diciembre 2016, p. 265–317. Universidad Externado de Colombia.

Robert Waller, Jenny Waller, Helena Haapio, Gary Crag & Sandi Morrisseau, Cooperation through Clarity: Designing Simplified Contracts. Journal of Strategic Contracting and Negotiation, Vol. 2, Issue 1–2 (Special Issue: Contracting for Innovation and Innovating Contracts), 2016, p. 48–68. Manuscript available at ResearchGate.

Thomas D. Barton, Gerlinde Berger-Walliser & Helena Haapio, Contracting for Innovation and Innovating Contracts: an Overview and Introduction to the Special IssueJournal of Strategic Contracting and Negotiation, Vol. 2, Issue 1–2 (Special Issue: Contracting for Innovation and Innovating Contracts), 2016, p. 3–9.

Helena Haapio & Margaret Hagan, Design Patterns for Contracts. Jusletter IT, 25 February, 2016. Manuscript available at SSRN

Helena Haapio, Daniela Alina Plewe & Robert de Rooy, Next Generation Deal Design – Comics and Visual Platforms for Contracting. Jusletter IT, 25 February, 2016. Manuscript available at SSRN

Marika Salo, Helena Haapio & Stefania Passera, Putting Financial Regulation to Work: Using Simplification and Visualization for Consumer-Friendly Information. Jusletter IT, 25 February, 2016. Manuscript available at SSRN

Thomas D. Barton, Helena Haapio & Tatiana Borisova, Flexibility and Stability in Contracts. Lapland Law Review, Issue 2, 2015, p. 8–28. Special Issue “Flexibility in Contracting”.

Michael Curtotti, Helena Haapio & Stefania Passera, Interdisciplinary Cooperation in Legal Design and Communication. Jusletter IT, 26 February, 2015. Manuscript available at SSRN.

Christina Ramberg & Helena Haapio, Making Contracts Work: Playing a Game for Enhanced Managerial-Legal Collaboration. Jusletter IT, 26 February 2015.

Meng Weng Wong, Helena Haapio, Sebastiaan Deckers & Sidhi Dhir, Computational Contract Collaboration and Construction. Jusletter IT, 26 February 2015. Manuscript available at SSRN.

Helena Haapio, Using the CISG Proactively. In Larry A. DiMatteo (ed.), International Sales Law – A Global Challenge. Cambridge University Press, New York 2014, p. 704–724.

Stefania Passera, Helena Haapio & Michael Curtotti: Making the Meaning of Contracts Visible – Automating Contract Visualization. Jusletter IT, 20 February 2014. Manuscript available at SSRN.

Helena Haapio: Lawyers as Designers, Engineers and Innovators: Better Legal Documents through Information Design and Visualization. Jusletter IT, 20 February 2014. Manuscript available at SSRN.

Helena Haapio: Visualising Contracts for Better Business. In D. J. B. Svantesson & S. Greenstein (eds.), Internationalisation of Law in the Digital Information Society. Nordic Yearbook of Law and Informatics 2010–2012. Ex Tuto Publishing, Copenhagen 2013, p. 285–310. Also published in Spanish, see below “Visualizando los contratos para mejorar los negocios”.

Helena Haapio: Contract Clarity and Usability through Visualization. In Francis T. Marchese & Ebad Banissi (eds.), Knowledge Visualization Currents: From Text to Art to Culture. Springer-Verlag, London 2013, p. 63–84.

Thomas Barton, Gerlinde Berger-Walliser & Helena Haapio: Visualization: Seeing Contracts for What They Are, and What They Could Become. Journal of Law, Business and Ethics, Vol. 19, 2013, p. 47–63.

Helena Haapio: Proactive Contracting: Using Contracts for Business Success and Problem Prevention. In International Contract Manual – Contract Checklists. Supplement 12/2013, Thomson Reuters.

Stefania Passera & Helena Haapio: The Quest for Clarity – How Visualization Improves the Usability and User Experience of Contracts. In M. L. Huang & W. Huang (eds), Innovative Approaches of Data Visualisation and Visual Analytics. Advances in Data Mining and Database Management (ADMDM) Series. IGI Global, Hershey, PA 2013, p. 191–217.

Helena Haapio: Visualizando los contratos para mejorar los negocios. Foro de Derecho Mercantil-Revista Internacional, Issue 39, Abril-Junio 2013, p. 71–96. Legis. Spanish translation of the article Visualising Contracts for Better Business, see above

Stefania Passera & Helena Haapio: Transforming Contracts from Legal Rules to User-centered Communication Tools: a Human-Information Interaction Challenge. Communication Design Quarterly, Vol. 1, Issue 3, April 2013, p. 38–45

Helena Haapio: Designing Readable Contracts: Goodbye to Legal Writing – Welcome to Information Design and Visualization. Jusletter IT, 20 February 2013.

Larry A. DiMatteo, George Siedel & Helena Haapio: Strategic Contracting: Examining the Business-Legal Interface. In G. Berger-Walliser & K. Østergaard (eds), Proactive Law in a Business Environment. DJOF Publishing, Copenhagen 2012, p. 59–106.

Katri Rekola & Helena Haapio: Better Business through Proactive Productization and Visualization of Contracts. Contracting Excellence, June/July 2009, p. 17–19. IACCM

Katri Rekola & Helena Haapio: Better Business through Proactive Productization and Visualization of Contracts. Contracting Excellence, June/July 2009, p. 17–19. IACCM

Helena Haapio: Contractual Risk Management: not just a matter for lawyers! Risk Consulting Magazine 2/2007, p. 22–24, and If P&C Insurance & Liability Newsletter, 5 November 2007, If P&C Insurance (also published in Swedish and Finnish)

Helena Haapio: Introduction to Proactive Law: A Business Lawyer’s View. In Peter Wahlgren (ed.), A Proactive Approach, Scandinavian Studies in Law, Vol. 49, Stockholm 2006, p. 21–34.
Helena Haapio: Business Success and Problem Prevention through Proactive Contracting. In Peter Wahlgren (ed.), A Proactive Approach, Scandinavian Studies in Law, Vol. 49, Stockholm 2006, p. 149–194.

For more book chapters and articles, see Helena Haapio’s publications at SSRN, Academia.edu and ResearchGate.