Greenberg Traurig Portugal Ventures event photoOn Nov. 5, 2014, the Boston office of Greenberg Traurig, LLP hosted a delegation from Portugal-based Venture Capital and Private Equity firm, Portugal Ventures, as part of a roadshow of the Massachusetts technology ecosystem. The educational program focused on legal issues that early-stage foreign companies face when entering the U.S. market. Presenters and topics included:

  • Terence P. McCourt, Boston managing shareholder of the international law firm Greenberg Traurig and chairman of the Boston office’s Labor & Employment practice, welcomed the delegation and provided an overview of the firm.
  • David J. Dykeman, Boston patent attorney and shareholder, co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Global Life Sciences & Medical Technology Group and co-chair of the firm’s IP Group in Boston, served as the panel moderator.
  • Barbara A. Jones, shareholder in the firm’s Corporate & Securities Group, discussed corporate formation and governance issues.
  • Roman Fayerberg, Boston patent attorney and firm associate, presented on the fundamentals of IP and patent protection strategy for early stage high-tech companies, and provided best practices to develop, protect and monetize IP assets in the era of U.S. and European patent reform

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