Privacy & Data Security Video: Privacy in M&A Transactions

In our second Privacy & Data Security video clip, MBBP Attorney Faith Kasparian discusses key privacy and data security issues that companies must consider when participating in an acquisition. Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel and to check out our Privacy & Data Security playlist for related videos.

Interview with MBBP Client Valeritas Included in Wall Street Transcript Medical Devices Report

The most recent Wall Street Transcript Medical Devices Report includes an interview with Valeritas, Inc.'s CEO, John Timberlake.  Timberlake discusses in detail Valeritas's V-Go Disposable Insulin Delivery Device. The V-Go is a wearable basal-bolus insulin delivery device that allows patients to deliver insulin at a continuous preset basal rate, with bolus delivery as needed.  The V-Go …

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Managing Partner Lisa Warren Moderating Entrepreneur’s University: Acquiring IP

Lisa Warren will be serving as a Co-Moderator for the upcoming, "Entrepreneur's University: Acquiring IP" program organized by MassBio Entrepreneur's University Working Group. Entrepreneur University hosts forums to help entrepreneurs thrive in today's competitive biotech environment.  During this program specifically, industry experts will share critical advice for entrepreneurs who are setting out to acquire their intellectual property. The …

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Register Now! Laying the Firm Foundation for Growth: Entity & Equity – Life Sciences Series – Panel 2

Join us at our Waltham office on June 22nd for the second panel in our Life Sciences Series, Laying the Firm Foundation for Growth: Entity & Equity.   Our expert panel will discuss whether a corporation or a limited liability company is more suitable for building an emerging company, and how to maximize the equity compensation …

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Howard Zaharoff and Erin Bryan Speaking at 2016 Intellectual Property Law Conference

Intellectual Property Law 2016: The 19th Annual New England Conference will take place on June 23rd at the MCLE Conference Center in Boston, MA. This conference will focus on new developments, trends, and industry-specific guidance that IP, business, and litigation counsel must know. MBBP attorneys Howard Zaharoff and Erin Bryan are both on the Faculty, with Howard …

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Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 Signed

By: Sandra E. Kahn Today President Obama signed into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA), which creates a new federal civil cause of action for trade secret theft. While claims for trade secret theft may still be brought under the various state laws which protect intellectual property, this new law will provide …

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MBBP Partner Joseph Martinez Participating in MIT Enterprise Forum’s Spring Start Smart Class

Corporate partner Joseph Martinez will take part in MIT Enterprise Forum's (MITEF) Spring Start Smart Class, which will run from May 23-June 20.  He will appear as a Guest Speaker during the third class, which will focus on legal issues for startups.  Specifically, Martinez will discuss the employment, financing, and intellectual property legal issues facing startups. MITEF's …

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New Federal Law Protects Trade Secrets But Also Requires Changes to Employee and Contractor Agreements

By: Sandra E. Kahn It is expected that President Obama will soon sign into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (DTSA), which creates a new federal civil cause of action for trade secret theft.  While claims for trade secret theft may still be brought under the various state laws which protect intellectual property, …

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5/4/16 – Life Sciences Series Panel 1: Business and IP Strategy

Join us at MBBP's Waltham office on Wednesday, May 4th at 7:00am for a look at Building Your Product & Patent Strategy from the Ground Floor. This is the first of four events in the 2016 Life Science Panel Series. This lively panel of experts will discuss how to structure a well-crafted intellectual property portfolio. They have all built …

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Mark Tarallo Teaching at IP & Entrepreneurship Clinic

Attorney Mark Tarallo will teach at the Intellectual Property & Entrepreneurship Clinic of Suffolk Law School tomorrow on the subject of Choice of Entity. Key topics that will be discussed: Choice of Entity in Formations Issues to Consider When Choosing an Entity Equity Compensation Plans for Different Entities