An AV Preeminent Rated attorney with more than 30 years experience in intellectual property, technology and business law, Howard focuses his practice on representing providers of information and technology, including software companies, Internet and e-commerce businesses, life sciences ventures, publishers and authors. Howard has substantial experience in domestic and international technology development, distribution and licensing, joint ventures and strategic alliances, internet contracts including SaaS, SLA, affiliation and co-branding agreements, and privacy policies. His practice also focuses on nondisclosure, noncompetition, and proprietary rights agreements, the protection and registration of copyrights, trademarks and domain names, and print and electronic publishing agreements.
Howard is a former co-chair of the Boston Bar Association’s Arts and Entertainment Law Committee, Computer and Internet Law Committee, and Intellectual Property Section. He has lectured on technology and intellectual property topics for the Massachusetts Tech Leadership Council and Technology Transfer.
A member of the firm’s litigation group, Amanda focuses her practice on commercial civil disputes and securities litigation, and has broad experience working with clients under investigation by federal and state government agencies. Amanda is both an attorney and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Her clients have included software companies, medical device manufacturers, large national law firms, investment managers, hedge funds, bondholders, accounting professionals, auditors, and individual officers and directors.