Areas of Law

Intellectual Property

When should I contact an Intellectual Property Lawyer?

  • I would like to file a patent or trademark application.
  • I believe a company is infringing on a copyright that I have.
  • I would like to license my inventions.

Why should I hire an Intellectual Property Lawyer?

There are many challenges an innovator must keep in mind when aiming to maximize intellectual property assets. An IP lawyer can help you navigate through the steps to protect your rights. A lawyer can help you determine what steps to take to keep information confidential, how to document the development of new ideas, and the appropriate timing and circumstances of publicizing new products.

How do I choose an Intellectual Property Lawyer?

A good place to start your search for an intellectual property lawyer is the Boston Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service. All of the Intellectual Property lawyers on our service have past experience with a variety of IP assets.

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March 31, 2021

Individual Income Tax Filing and Payment Deadline

The U.S. Department of the Treasury and International Revenue Service (IRS) has recently announced that the deadline for individuals to file their tax returns has been extended from April 15th to May 17th. This extension only applies to individuals filing their personal tax returns. If you are an individual taxpayer and would need an extension past May 17th, you can file Form 4868 for an extension until October 15th, 2021.

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March 30, 2021

Updated Supreme Judicial Court Order

The Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) issued an regarding the operation of Massachusetts state courts and courthouses during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The new order has gone into effect March 1, 2021, and will replace the existing order issued on September 17, 2020.

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February 24, 2021

Reopening Massachusetts

As the New Year has gone on, the state of public health in Massachusetts has started to improve greatly. Because of this, Mayor Walsh announced on Monday, February 8th, the state has adjusted the 25% capacity restriction on local businesses. Certain businesses now are able to operate at a 40% capacity.

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