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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January 15, 2019

Unemployment Compensation Benefits for Federal Employees in Massachusetts

Federal employees who are not working due to the shutdown furlough may be eligible for Unemployment Benefits in Massachusetts (also called UI benefits). However, it is important to note that federal employees will be responsible to repay the UI benefits if Congress approves retroactive pay for the furlough period...

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January 3, 2018

Guidance for Federal Employees Facing Financial Insecurity

The Boston Bar Lawyer Referral Service will be closely monitoring the government shutdown, how it will affect federal government employees, particularly those in Massachusetts, and will continue to post relevant resources and guidance. If you have any questions at all, please connect with one of our intake staff at 617-742-0625, and we will connect you to resources and referrals for legal assistance....

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