TechCrunch Names Escher Reality One of of Top 7 Startups at Y Combinator S’17 Demo Day

TechCrunch named MBBP client Escher Reality one of the top seven startups from the Y Combinator Summer 2017 Demo Day part 1. Y Combinator's Demo Day is an opportunity for the companies that participated in its intensive pitch preparation program to present their company to investors. Escher Reality is an augmented reality data platform that …

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MBBP Welcomes Intellectual Property Attorney Amanda Schreyer as Counsel

We are pleased to announce the addition of Intellectual Property Counsel Amanda Schreyer. Amanda will continue to concentrate her practice on privacy and data security, licensing and strategic alliances, trademark, and transactional matters. Schreyer’s clients include video game and software developers, digital influencers, media publishers, influencer marketing agencies and other intellectual property holders. Amanda regularly …

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Firm Clients Sheprd and iZotope Are Finalists in MassTLC Leadership Awards

Firm clients Sheprd and iZotope are among the 2017 MassTLC Technology Leadership Awards finalists. The awards, presented by the Mass Technology Leadership Council, are comprised of individual and company categories, including CEO of the Year, Emerging Executive of the Year, Emerging Company of the Year, Cutting Edge Technology of the Year, and Technology for a …

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List Mania: Top IP Developments of 2016

While you may have been distracted by a tumultuous 2016, at MBBP we have been monitoring developments in intellectual property. We are happy to present, in no particular order, our list of the top IP developments of 2016, plus an Honorable Mention for 2017. In the full article on our website, "List Mania: Top IP …

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MBBP Trademark Client FusionStorm Earns Ultra-Exclusive Dell EMC Titanium Black Honor

MBBP's trademark client FusionStorm has truly earned its stripes over the past six years after receiving more than a dozen Partner of the Year vendor awards, and recently having been handpicked as one of the partners to join the extremely exclusive Dell EMC Titanium Black program. This program gives FusionStorm access to a broad range …

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Privacy & Data Security Video: Privacy and Data Security in the Cloud

In our fifth Privacy & Data Security video clip, MBBP attorney Howard Zaharoff identifies the legal and practical measures that both cloud providers and cloud customers should take, including the critical terms each should require in their contracts. Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel and to check out our Privacy & Data Security playlist for …

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MBBP Client BBK Worldwide Partners with Apptomics on App to Monitor Parkinson’s Patients

Firm client BBK Worldwide is partnering with Wellesley-based digital health app maker, Apptomics, as it prepares to launch a one-year clinical trial in September. Using a combination of apps (iMotor and MyPD), for monitoring patients with Parkinson's disease, the trial will test the effectiveness of these tools in impacting the management of Parkinson's disease and health outcomes. …

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InvestSoft Technology Acquired by Morningstar

MBBP Client InvestSoft Technology, a provider of innovative software solutions designed to streamline workflow, reduce risk and harness the value of data throughout an organization, was acquired by Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research. Todd Roitfarb, chief executive officer of InvestSoft, said, “InvestSoft understands the real-time needs of investment firms, and we pride ourselves on the …

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Survey Says: Top NINE Intellectual Property Developments of 2015

By: Callie L. Pioli 2015 was another busy year in terms of intellectual property law, but luckily, MBBP has been carefully monitoring all of the important developments. There were many contenders for spots in our list, but only a select few could make the cut. Get a recap on 2015 (and prepare for success in 2016) by reading …

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Is Software Patentable?

By: Brian J. Assessor On June 19, 2014, the Supreme Court’s decision in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International sent shockwaves through many areas of patent law and, as a result of that decision, patent attorneys, inventors, and companies working in the computer and software space are wondering “is software patentable?” and, if so, “what type …

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