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Merger mania

With 78 deals totaling $11.3 billion, merger and acquisition activity in New England bounced back strongly in the first quarter of this year. According to Mergermarket, the region hasn’t seen a quarter with that level of activity since the second ...

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The patent troll debate

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The national handwringing over the proliferation of so-called “patent trolls” is embodied in Boston, where two of the city’s most prominent and important economic drivers find themselves at odds over federal legislation designed to curtail abusive and frivolous intellectual property ...

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Bias suit cautionary tale for employers

A Massachusetts Superior Court jury handed his clients a resounding victory, but Eugene J. “Jay” Sullivan III sounds more exasperated than triumphant when he talks about the recent win. That’s because the defense verdict in Nansamba v. North Shore Medical ...

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