Recent Growth in the Boston Area Life Sciences Ecosystem

The life sciences ecosystem in Boston is flourishing at a prolific pace. Boston is the mecca of strong universities coupled with some of the top teaching hospitals in the country, producing imaginative, intelligent individuals with science and medical backgrounds. These researchers and entrepreneurs are driven to launch the latest groundbreaking ideas and devices to fight …

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Susan Stambach Sampson and Charlie Pascal Join MBBP

MBBP welcomed two new attorneys to its employment and corporate practices, Susan Stambach Sampson and Charles C. Pascal. Susan's employment practice focuses on providing practical, proactive advice aimed at keeping employers and management in compliance with ever-changing workplace laws. Prior to joining the Firm, she founded the law firm HR Legal Resource. In the corporate group, …

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Mike Jabbawy Speaking on Shoobx Drive Conference Startup Panel

At the Shoobx Drive Conference for Startups on November 8, emerging company and technology attorney Mike Jabbawy will participate on the panel Keeping Your Startup Operations Running Smoothly. Mike will talk with Jules Pieri, Founder and CEO of The Grommet, and Chris Comparato, CEO of Toast, and Johnnie Walker of TempCFO about what it takes to …

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MassChallenge Awards cleancult with $50,000 Gold Prize

On October 17th, MassChallenge held an award ceremony to announce the winners of the $1 million in cash prizes as part of its 2018 Boston Startup Competition and Accelerator. Awards were handed out to 15 of the Accelerators highest-impact finalists from the original 128 startups admitted into the program. MBBP client cleancult was named a $50K Gold Winner for …

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Five MBBP Attorneys Selected for 2018 Super Lawyers / Rising Stars List

Super Lawyers, “a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement,” has named their selections for Super Lawyers and Rising Stars of 2018. The selection process involves peer nominations, independent research and peer evaluations. MBBP announces attorneys Peter Barnes-Brown, John Hession, Joe Marrow, and John Tumilty have been chosen …

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Howard Zaharoff Quoted in New Authors Alliance Guide: Understanding and Negotiating Book Publication Contracts

Intellectual property attorney Howard Zaharoff was interviewed for the new Authors Alliance guide, Understanding and Negotiating Book Publication Contracts. As publication contracts can contain complex contract language and copyright law, the guide aims to assist authors in reviewing these contracts by identifying clauses that frequently appear in contracts, explaining what the terms mean, and presenting strategies …

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Upcoming event – Navigating the Road to Business Success: Advice from Women Forging Their Own Path

Join us on the morning of Thursday, November 8 from 7:30-9am as we host an all-female panel of women leading the business world. They will share their advice for success and traps for the unwary. MBBP corporate attorney Elizabeth Bitar will moderate the panel. Topics will include: How to make genuine connections Career growth strategies …

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Creating a Strong Trademark: Key Considerations

A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol, or design that is used in conjunction with, and to identify the source of, goods or services in the marketplace (e.g., brand names and logos). A service mark is a form of trademark that applies to services instead of physical products. Most people are more familiar with the …

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Scott Bleier Moderating Webinar on Diversity and Impact Investing

Corporate attorney Scott Bleier will moderate the Northeast Clean Energy Council (NECEC) webinar Diversity and Impact: Key Drivers for Economic Growth, as part of the NECEC's Investor and Corporate Partner Readiness Webinar Series. The webinar will be held on Friday, October 12, and the panel will discuss the amount of impact that diversity can have …

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Electric Car Charging Company, SparkCharge, Wins $1 Million Grand Prize at Startup Competition

MBBP client SparkCharge won a $1 million grand prize at this year's 43North startup competition in Buffalo, NY. SparkCharge developed portable charging solutions for electric vehicles, ending range anxiety for electric car owners. This year's 43North competition had 485 applicants, with 10 startups ultimately pitching at the finals. With the earnings, it plans to hire more …

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