Kenneth Earley Joins Morse as Counsel

WALTHAM, MA - Morse is pleased to welcome Kenneth Earley to the Firm. Ken joins the Corporate Practice Group as Counsel. Ken advises clients on general corporate and securities matters, corporate governance, finance, and M&A and international business transactions. In addition, Ken has experience counseling clients on a wide variety of regulatory and compliance matters, as …

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Morse Welcomes Dennis Parad and Ryan Whelpley to the Firm

Morse is pleased to welcome Dennis Parad and Ryan Whelpley to the Firm as Associates. Dennis joins the Firm’s Patent Practice Group and Ryan joins the Corporate Practice Group. Dennis is a Registered Patent Attorney and former Patent Examiner with more than 15 years of intellectual property law experience. He advises clients in the life sciences with respect to the preparation and …

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Attorneys Elevated to Member and Senior Attorney

We are pleased to announce that Amanda Schreyer has been elevated to Member, and Joe Hunt and Ryan Perry have been elevated to Senior Attorney. An experienced transactional lawyer, Amanda represents a variety of media and technology clients in connection with content creation and licensing, marketing and advertising, and intellectual property protection and enforcement. She has been with the Firm since 2017, most recently as …

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Morse’s Faith D. Kasparian Named to Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Top Women of Law for 2020

  It is with real pleasure Morse announces that our friend and partner, Faith D. Kasparian, has been named by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly as one of its Top Women of Law for 2020. The prestigious honor, intended to recognize “exceptional women lawyers who are pioneers, educators, trailblazers and role models”, will be celebrated at a socially distanced virtual event …

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Amanda Schreyer Quoted in Business Insider on Influencer ‘Usage Rights’

Business Insider recently interviewed Morse media and marketing attorney, Amanda Schreyer, along with several brand influencers and managers, in regards to 'usage rights,' a highly-negotiated part of brand contracts. What are 'Usage Rights'? Generally regarded as one of the most important things influencers should consider when signing a contract with a brand, the term itself …

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NVCA Updates Industry Standard Model Legal Documents for VCs & Startups

The NVCA recently announced the release of the latest version of the NVCA model venture capital documents. The effort was led by the NVCA General Counsel Advisory Board, including Morse corporate partner Jon Gworek. The NVCA also announced that they are launching an Enhanced Model Term Sheet as part of the suite of Model Legal …

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Amanda Schreyer Participating in Boston University’s Graduate Program in Media Ventures Pitchfest

Amanda Schreyer will be participating in this year's Pitchfest, hosted by Boston University's Media Ventures Program. While the final semester of the program is typically held in person at BU's LA campus, this year's event will be held virtually on July 30th. As the culmination of their year-long graduate program, the students will pitch their …

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Faith Kasparian Speaking on Privacy Roundtable Discussion

On Tuesday, May 12, Morse attorney Faith Kasparian will join Privacy Ref for a privacy rountable discussion. Topics will include the effects of CCPA, matters that have arisen in the context of the coronavirus and the current environment, and various other privacy issues. This livecast will provide an opportunity to ask any other privacy questions …

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Elizabeth Bitar to Guest Lecture Intro to Entrepreneurship Class at Worcester State University

On Tuesday, March 3rd, Corporate Attorney Liz Bitar of Morse will be guest lecturing the Intro to Entrepreneurship class at Worcester State University.  The class is geared toward entrepreneurs who are developing their own businesses, and is in line with Worcester State and its director of Entrepreneurship, Elaine Vescio’s vision on building the startup ecosystem …

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting Litigation

By: Scott R. Magee It’s only natural that a business would rather spend its time growing, selling, and servicing its clients and customers than engaged in a legal battle. However, part of the cost of doing business is the risk of getting involved in a lawsuit. Most companies are not regularly engaged in litigation, so …

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