Creative companies today are constantly dealing with the legal ramifications of their products, which is why it is more necessary now than ever to have the tools in place to be prepared for whatever challenges come their way. Mark A. Fischer wants to solve problems and make deals for innovative companies and individuals, especially those in creative industries.
Mr. Fischer graduated from Boston College Law School in 1980 and was a magna cum laude graduate at Emerson College. His areas of practice include intellectual property law, copyright law and litigation, and corporate and licensing transactions.
In his years of practice he has had experiences working with U.S. and international copyright, entertainment law, licensing, celebrity representation, copyright litigation, arbitration, patent licensing, open source, privacy, and trademarks as well as experience in biotechnology and medical industries. The wide variety of experiences has prepared him to handle the diverse challenges of today’s creative environment.
His typical clients include those involved in new media, social networking, music interactive entertainment, information technology, software, data, music, television, publishing, scientific, technical, and medical content as well as toys. He currently practices with Duane Morris LLP and previously served at Fish & Richardson, P.C., Palmer & Dodge LLP, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, PC, and Cohen & Burg PC.
Mr. Fischer’s distinguished career has brought with it exceptional honors, including being listed in The Best Lawyers in America, 1993-2013 and Massachusetts Super Lawyers, 2004-2012. He has also been AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubble.
His work has turned to civic responsibilities as well, as a clerk at BioBricks Foundation, Inc. and as a member of the Board of Overseers at Celebrity Series Boston.
Mr. Fischer has also taught law, serving as an adjunct faculty member at Berklee College of Music, Boston College Law School, Northeastern University School of Law, and New England School of Law teaching intellectual property and entertainment law courses. His professional activities include the American Bar Association, Boston Bar Association, co-founding the Copyright Society of New England, and serving as trustee, member of an Executive Committee, and Co-Chair of the New England Chapter of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A.
While his resume already appears completely full, Mr. Fischer retains time to be published regularly and speak at various institutions. His career has spanned numerous experiences that make him a source of immense knowledge for those innovative companies seeking legal assistance. When big name innovative companies spend so many days in court, it’s best to be prepared with practiced professionals.