Michael J. Cavaretta represents information and technology businesses, including Internet, video game, and other interactive media companies, software companies, and entertainment and publishing companies. He also represents life sciences companies, including medical device and pharmaceutical developers, producers and distributors. Michael is experienced in strategic alliances, intellectual property licenses, video game development and publishing deals, technology development and distribution transactions, and trademark and copyright protection and registration.
A former in-house lawyer and business development professional, Michael brings a practical perspective to clients' legal issues with a keen understanding of the importance of agreements that facilitate rather than hinder business. He is the co-author of The Lifecycle of a Technology Company: Intellectual Property Protection—Obtaining & Safeguarding Patents, Trademarks, Copyright & More (Aspatore Books, 2004) and is the Co-founder and Chair of the Games & Entertainment Community Circle of the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge.