Peter Kelman



Peter Kelman is an attorney with more than 20 years experience advising companies and entrepreneurs in growing businesses. His primary focus has been advising clients in the high-technology sector. His counsel spans the life-cycle of a business from corporate formation to termination strategies. In particular, Mr. Kelman specializes in issues that concern the management of a company’s intellectual property, such as technology licensing and transfer, protection of intellectual property rights and the sale and acquisition of intellectual property. In addition, he advises companies on the day-to-day matters that all businesses face: matters of equity distribution, employment matters, debt and venture capital financings, non-disclosure agreements, and trademark prosecutions, to name a few. Mr. Kelman has written over a dozen articles about how law affects business and technology that have been published in the Boston Business Journal, Mass HighTech and the Boston Law Tribune.  Mr. Kelman is a director to many technology companies where he brings both legal and business experience to bear on important strategic decisions.  He is a part-time professor at Northeastern University where he teaches classes in business law and intellectual property. He holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in psychology from Yale University and Juris Doctor from Boston University. 

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Juris Doctor from Boston University (1983)