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ALBERT B. MAGGIO, JR.

Principal

Areas of Practice

Corporate Law & Finance

Intellectual Property Counseling & Licensing 

Executive Employment 

Education

J.D., cum laude, New England Law | Boston

M.B.A., Lubin School of Business at Pace University

B.S., Stern School of Business at New York University

Admitted to Practice

California, Florida, Massachusetts, United States Tax Court, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 1st Circuit Court of Appeals, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Biography

Albert focuses his practice on corporate, securities, technology, and licensing transactions, with a special emphasis in the software, communications, entertainment, and mass and new media industries. He routinely represents high growth companies in negotiations of debt, equity, and M&A transactions; licensing, distribution, and strategic alliance agreements; as well as corporate formation, structure, and operational matters. Albert has served as a trusted advisor and legal counsel to directors, management teams, and significant investors in several venture-backed and public companies, including Netegrity (acquired by CA), SpeechWorks (acquired by Nuance), Unveil (assets acquired by Microsoft), R&O/ViaSoft (acquired by Allen Systems Group), Kavado (acquired by Protegrity), InterSec Research (acquired by State Street Bank), Boston Green Goods (acquired by Aerus), Atrus (assets acquired by En-Pro Management), and Hyperbius (Hyperchiller® assets acquired by Pick Five Imports, Inc.).

Albert has also guided his clients through securities compliance issues and has developed corporate ethics and compliance programs. He has represented corporate and individual clients in complex commercial, intellectual property, and executive compensation litigation in state and federal courts. Albert represented one of the defendant’s in Architext, Inc. v. Kikuchi, et al., 20 Mass. L. Rep. 127 (May 19, 2005); 2005 Mass. Super. LEXIS 487, 2005 WL 2864244, the leading Massachusetts state court trade secrets case, wherein the trial court declined to adopt the "inevitable disclosure" doctrine and denied the plaintiff's motion for preliminary injunction and attachments. His civil appellate experience includes appearances before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and the Massachusetts Appeals Court. 

Albert was formerly a financial advisor and held Series 7 & 66 securities licenses with Merrill Lynch and UBS in Palm Beach. He served initially as outside general counsel and subsequently as head of finance, administration and law for a Silicon Valley software company which was acquired for $30 million in 1996. Prior to his law practice, Albert held sales and management positions with Unisys, Honeywell, Prime Computer, and Wang Laboratories, where he developed and managed the relationships with some of those companies’ largest customers.

Albert was a founding mentor at FAU Tech Runway (2015-2019). He served as a board member (2014-2017) of the Palm Beach Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Albert also served as president (2012-2013), board secretary (2008-2011) and a member of the board of directors (2008-2014) of the South Florida Technology Alliance, Inc. (SFTA). He was an executive committee member of the MIT Enterprise Forum of South Florida (2007-2014), a board member and secretary (2007-2014) of Il Circolo – The Italian Cultural Society of the Palm Beaches, and a founder, secretary, and director (2010-2011) of the Palm Beach Figure Skating Club.

Albert was an adjunct professor of ethics and business law at Atlantic Union College and was appointed to the adjunct faculty of Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s graduate school of business just prior to relocating to South Florida in 2006. He has been quoted in Business Week Online, The Boston Globe, and The Recorder (CalLaw).

Publications

Editor, Business Law News, The State Bar of California (Issue No.2, 2004); contributing author, Drafting and Enforcing Massachusetts Contracts, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Inc. (MCLE 2002); contributing author, Technology Licensing Primer, (MCLE 2001, 2000); “Ethical Dilemmas in Representing Emerging Enterprises,” in the Handbook for Corporate Counsel (co-editor) (Massachusetts Bar Association 1999); “Merging Small Players Onto the Fast Track,” in Intellectual Property, (Winter 1996); “‘Til Death Do Us Part,” in Intellectual Property, (Summer 1996); “Ten Rules of Representing and Retaining Start-up Companies,” in Barrister, Vol. 21 No.3 (Fall 1994).

Speaking Engagements

Moderator, Crowdfunding - Has Funding Your Start-up Just Gotten Easier? (MIT Enterprise Forum of South Florida (MITEFSF), September 2012); moderator, The Software & IT M&A Deal Paradigm Has Changed: What You Need to Know, (SFTA, January 2011); moderator, Redesigning the Business Model - Interactive Case Study (MITEFSF, June 2010); panelist, What You Don’t Know May Cost You – Protect What Is Yours, (SFTA, March 2010); panelist, Technology & Software Licensing, (MCLE, May 2001); panelist, Technology & Software Licensing, (MCLE, July 2000); chair, Boot Camp for Business: Strategies for Successful Mergers & Acquisitions, (Massachusetts Bar Association (MBA) Institute, December 1999); chair, Boot Camp for Business: Year 2000 Compliance, (MBA Institute, April 1998); chair, Boot Camp for Business: Preparing the Emerging Business for Venture Capital Financing, (MBA Institute, November 1997).

Memberships

Albert is a Life Fellow of the Massachusetts Bar Foundation, a 20-year member of the IOLTA Grants Committee, and a former member of the Audit Committee. He also served on the Clients’ Security Fund Committee of the Florida Bar (2016-2018). He was chair of the Business Law Section Council of the Massachusetts Bar Association (1998-1999), chair of the Small Business Committee (1997-1998), and member of the High Technology Law Committee (1992-2004). Albert also served as co-managing editor (2006-2007) and member of the editorial board (2003-2007) of the Business Law News of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of California. He was vice chair of the Computers and Computer Law Committee of the Young Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association (ABA) (1993-1994), Planning Board Member of the ABA’s American Inns of Court Committee (1992-1993), member of the Boston Inn of Court (1991-1994), and member of the Computer Law Association (1994-1998). Albert is listed in the 9th edition of Who’s Who in American Law.

ISABELLE JUNG GREENBERG

Of Counsel

Areas of Practice

Federal Trademark and Copyright Filings and Prosecution
International Trademark Portfolio Management

Education

LL.M. in Comparative Law, University of Florida, Levin College of Law, 2006
Master’s degree in International Business Law, University of Montpellier I, Montpellier, France, 2005
Master’s degree in International Private Law, University of Paris XI, Sceaux, France, 2004

Admitted to Practice

New York Bar, 2009 (Not admitted in Florida)
French Jurist

Biography

Isabelle practices exclusively in the field of federal trademark and copyright law. 

Trademark Filings and Worldwide Portfolio Management: Isabelle not only helps clients protect and enforce their trademarks in the United States, but also manages worldwide trademark portfolios through a network of foreign agents with whom she works on a daily basis, and has represented clients with portfolios ranging from a dozen to hundreds of trademarks. 

Isabelle has further represented her clients’ interests before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings. 

Isabelle also helps her clients regain ownership of their domain names by enforcing their trademark rights under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP).

French and Canadian Community Support

Isabelle is fluent in French and presently active in the French and Canadian entrepreneur community of South Florida by giving lectures on the subjects of trademark and copyright law, and by helping French and Canadian entrepreneurs protect their intellectual property rights in the United States.

Memberships

American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) 
French Founders 
Florida Lawyers Network

Interests

Music and Arts
Travel