Mark A. Fischer
August 20, 2014
Mark A. Fischer’s law practice is focused on solving problems and making deals for innovative companies, institutions and individuals. Mr. Fischer’s clients are typically in the creative industries such as new media; social networking; music; interactive entertainment; information technology; software; data; music; television; publishing; fashion, jewelry, and industrial design; toys; and scientific, technical and medical content. He has particular experience in U.S. and international copyright, entertainment law, licensing, celebrity representation, copyright litigation, arbitration, patent licensing, open source, privacy and trademarks. His technology and software work includes licenses and reseller and distribution agreements. He also has considerable experience in the food and beverage industries and the biotechnology and medical industries. His work in the technology, medical and life sciences industries involves counseling on “big data” ownership and control issues, privacy law and regulation, and the HIPAA data responsibilities. He frequently advises companies on innovative ways to use and protect data online.
Mr. Fischer teaches Advanced Copyright at Suffolk University Law School and has previously served as an adjunct faculty member, teaching intellectual property and entertainment law courses, at Berklee College of Music, Boston College Law School, Northeastern University School of Law and New England School of Law. He is editor of the Duane Morris New Media and Entertainment Law blog.
Mr. Fischer is a 1980 graduate of Boston College Law School and a magna cum laude graduate of Emerson College.
Areas of Practice
- Intellectual Property Law
- Copyright Law and Litigation
- Corporate and Licensing Transactions
- See blog posts by this author:
- Are copyrighted works only by and for humans?