Mike Cavaretta and Joe Martinez to Present on Digital Game Publishing and Financing

Attorneys Michael Cavaretta and Joseph Martinez of MBBP, will present at The Law of Digital Games, a comprehensive 2-day conference covering new technologies, opportunities, regulations, and business models at The Seaport Boston Hotel in Boston, MA, on November 5 and 6, 2012. Cavaretta, an IP licensing attorney with wide experience in the interactive entertainment industry …

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NE Games SIG to Host Event: Can Games Save Education?

On June 14th, the the MIT Enterprise Forum’s New England Games SIG is hosting an event at the Microsoft NERD Center in Cambridge on "Can Games Save Education?." Games dominate interactive time with young learners and have proven their ability to engage, entertain, teach and impact. Can games really impact education as we know it …

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Mike Cavaretta Quoted in Video Game News Journal, Q4

Attorney Mike Cavaretta was quoted recently in an article on video game news site G4tv.com about the classic video game System Shock and the possibility of a sequel. As an attorney who frequently deals with trademark licensing and intercompany arrangements, Mike commented on the complexities of getting a new development deal cleared. See Mike's input …

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Becker College Hosts MASS Impact Panel Discussion Event

Please join MBBP Attorney Michael Cavaretta on October 19th at Becker College for MASS Impact: Video Games, Economic Development & Job Creation. This event invites private, public and higher education sector leaders to gather for an exciting conversation that will discuss video game design and development and what it means to the future of Massachusetts. The …

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Michael Cavaretta to Speak at Franklin M. Loew Lecture Series at Becker College

On Tuesday November 2, MBBP Attorney Michael Cavaretta will speak in the Franklin M. Loew Lecture Series at Becker College in Worcester, MA. The Loew Lecture Series is "a public forum that invites scholars and professionals to present lectures on topics of interest and importance to the Becker College Community. Michael will present on the …

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Michael Cavaretta Quoted on 38 Studios Move to Rhode Island on Boston.com

Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling has decided to move his video game company, 38 Studios LLC, from Massachusetts to a more financially friendly state, Rhode Island. A recent Boston.com article discusses the debate occuring over the move and whether enough was done by Mass. government to keep the game company in-state. MBBP attorney Michael …

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Boston Game Industry Scores at MIT BiG Conference

Friday, April 16th, MBBP Co-Sponsored the second annual MIT Sloan Business in Gaming (BiG) Conference boasting nearly 300 attendees at the Microsoft N.E.R.D. Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The conference was broken into eight different panel discussions including topics such as “Gaming Companies Financial Analytics” and “Hollywood, Music and Gaming.” Some of the panelists included executives …

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Slam Bolt Scrappers to be Shown at Boston Indie Showcase at PAX East

MBBP client Fire Hose Games is displaying its first game, Slam Bolt Scrappers at PAX East as part of the Boston Indie Showcase on the weekend of March 26-28.  The Boston Indie Showcase allows selected video game developers to show off their new projects and attendees will be among the first to play and experience Slam Bolt Scrappers. Please …

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Blue Fang Games Releases Facebook Game “Zoo Kingdom”

MBBP client Blue Fang Games, LLC has just released their first social network game on Facebook called "Zoo Kingdom". Scott Triola, COO of Blue Fang, believes that social network gaming is a growing part of the future of the industry. This venture makes Blue Fang the first traditional game development studio to use their expertise on …

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SwitchGames User Trading Reaches 100,000 Items

MBBP client SwitchGames, a free peer to peer video game trading community, has reached its 100,000 traded items milestone in less than a year. The relatively new company provides users with a quick and safe way to trade their used video games with others without having to pay a fee which allows users to get better deals on …

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