Amanda Schreyer Speaking at the Boston Bar Association on IP Protection of Fictional Characters

At the Boston Bar Association on September 29, intellectual property attorney Amanda Schreyer will present on "Intellectual Property Protection and Exploitation of Fictional Characters." The presentation will outline the most important cases addressing the protection of fictional characters using copyright, trademark, and publicity law. Additionally, it will cover the legal principles that are permitting non-character …

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MBBP’s Howard Zaharoff Will Be a Panelist in Boston Bar’s 17th Annual Intellectual Property Year in Review

MBBP's Howard Zaharoff will be a panelist at this year's Boston Bar Association Intellectual Property Year in Review, one of Boston's premier annual IP events. Howard will be discussing some of the most important copyright developments of the past year, with his co-presenter, Attorney Lucy Lovrien. This annual panel has been organized for intellectual property specialists to …

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Carl Barnes Begins Second Year as Co-Chair of BBA Securities Law Committee

Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton partner Carl Barnes has begun the second year of a two-year term as co-chair of the Securities Law Committee of the Business Transactions section of the Boston Bar Association. On October 4, the Committee kicked off the year with a brown bag lunch featuring a discussion of new Securities and Exchange …

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John Gallini Named BBA Immigration Section Co-Chair

On May 21st, the Boston Bar Association announced the new 2012-2013 Co-Chairs of its 24 sections.  MBBP Attorney John Gallini was selected as a Co-chair for the Immigration Law Section within the BBA and will serve for two years. BBA President-elect, J.D. Smeallie, had this to say of the section leaders: The lawyers named to lead our Sections represent …

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Robert Finkel and Diana Española to Speak in BBA Seminar

On Tuesday, May 24th, the Boston Bar Association is hosting a seminar/webinar titled Basic Tax and Business Issues for Solos and Small Firms, featuring MBBP Attorneys Robert Finkel and Diana Española.  Robert and Diana will address basic tax and business issues for lawyers in forming or reorganizing a law practice, including understanding key aspects of …

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John Gallini Moderates Immigration CLE Event

On April 13, 2011, MBBP Immigration Attorney John Gallini will be co-moderating the Boston Bar Association's CLE event: U.S. Immigration Options for Entrepreneurs and Investors.  The event includes panel discussions on L-1 intercompany transferee visas and topics relating to visa processing at U.S. Consulates and Embassies as well as E-2 Investor Visas and EB-5 Immigrant Visas. To …

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Faith Kasparian Featured in Voices of the Bar in BBA E-Newsletter

In a recent Boston Bar Association E-Newsletter, the Voices of the Bar segment asked BBA members; If you could own the copyright to any written work, piece of music, photo or computer software, what would it be? MBBP Attorney Faith Kasparian's response was featured in the newsletter: I have never liked stories whose endings are …

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Robert Finkel Featured as Panelist for BBA Tax Seminar

On May 20,  Attorney Robert Finkel presented at a Boston Bar Association (BBA) seminar entitled "Fundamentals of Partnership Taxation". The program presented a summary of the key tax issues surrounding the formation, operation and termination of partnerships and entities taxed as partnerships, including limited liability companies. The three hour program was attended by over 30 corporate …

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