Month: January 2016

U.S. Copyright Law Update: New Exemptions to Prohibitions on Circumvention of Technological Security Measures

U.S. Copyright Law Update: New Exemptions to Prohibitions on Circumvention of Technological Security Measures for Digital Copyright-Protected Works Announced On October 27, 2015, the U.S. Copyright Office announced that after reviewing 44 petitions and 40,000 comments, holding seven days of public hearings, and testimony from 63 witnesses, it has adopted several new exemptions to the anti-circumvention…

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, Intellectual Property, News

RIW Real Estate Attorney Michael Rosen Moderated Panel on Restaurant Development

RIW Real Estate Attorney Michael Rosen moderated a panel on Restaurant Development at Bisnow’s Restaurant Development Summit on January 20, 2016.  Pictured below is Michael Rosen with the panelists, Jeremy Sewall, Chef & Partner, Island Creek Oyster Bar &  Row 34, Leo Fonseca, CEO, Stephanie’s Restaurant Group, Steve Silverstein, CEO, Not Your Average Joe’s, and Lori McWeeney, VP, Samuels…

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POSTED IN: Events, Hospitality & Retail Services, News

Suburban Restaurant Development Requires Careful Local Zoning Consideration – Pre-existing/non-conforming uses, a particular concern

As Metro Boston expands into suburbia the demand for dining and entertainment outside of the city has skyrocketed.  So too has the demand for suitable retail space in towns where residential-only zoning is generally the rule.  While larger mixed use developments along 128 enjoy the benefit of comprehensive planning and zoning approvals under special permits,…

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Ruberto, Israel & Weiner M&A attorney, Gary Bubb, represented Precision Coating Co., Inc. in their acquisition of Boyd Coatings Research Co., Inc.

Ruberto, Israel & Weiner M&A attorney, Gary Bubb, represented Precision Coating Co., Inc. in their acquisition of Boyd Coatings Research Co., Inc. Read the full article here.

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At your Service Newsletter – January 2016

At your Service Newsletter – January 2016

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, At Your Service, Hospitality & Retail Services, News