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Mary Casey

Managing Attorney

Mary C. Casey founded The Harbor Law Group in 1997 following admittance to the Massachusetts Bar and a distinguished career in management in the fields of high technology and biology. Ms. Casey holds a law degree from Suffolk Law School (cum laude), a degree in Biology and Chemistry from Worcester State College (summa cum laude) and a degree in Electrical Engineering from Penn State (with highest distinction).

Ms. Casey's client list includes many companies that are becoming catalysts for economic development and job creation in Central Massachusetts. They include companies involved in the fields of biology and the life sciences, pharmaceuticals, health care, medical and dental devices, semiconductors, computer engineering, software development, website and database development, metallurgy, chemical waste and telecommunications.

In addition to representing companies in the Central Massachusetts area, Ms. Casey provides intellectual property services to clients around the country.

Ms. Casey brings over 22 years of senior level technical and management experience in biomedical research, medical and bio-electronic device design and fiber optic and computer technology. The combination of hands-on technical experience and legal expertise gives Ms. Casey a unique understanding of her clients' business issues and needs which makes her an effective counselor.

Ms. Casey is also an educator, published author and public speaker, and has established a significant presence in the legal field. She is an Adjunct Professor of Intellectual Property Law at WPI. She has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal and lectures regularly to various forums on assorted legal topics. She is an active member of professional groups, including the Worcester County Bar where she serves on the Executive Committee. She also leads the Shrewsbury Public Library Renovation Fundraising Committee.

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Mary Casey

Managing Attorney

Corporate: Purchase and Sale Transactions

  • Represented a contract research organization in a majority interest acquisition by a private equity firm
  • Represented a Dual X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA) services provider during its acquisition by a leading image and data management services company
  • Represented the buyer in an asset purchase transaction involving the acquisition of the U.S.-based marine rigging business of an international sailboat and powerboat hardware supplier
  • Represented the seller in an asset purchase transaction between two national staffing companies
  • Represented the majority shareholder of a leading health survey developer during its acquisition by one of the nation’s largest health insurance providers
  • Assisted a software development company with several private stock offerings to venture capitalists
  • Has served as general counsel to a highly regarded restaurateur for the past 10 years, and has been involved in numerous asset purchase, stock purchase, and commercial real estate transactions in this capacity

Other Corporate

  • Assisted a large manufacturing enterprise with performing the due diligence necessary to obtain a multi-million dollar loan and line of credit from a large bank
  • Assisted a criminal litigation attorney with piercing the corporate veil of a company involved in an unlawful death action
  • Recovered monies owed to an electrical contractor in consideration of services rendered at a local college
  • Assisted a construction company with obtaining Woman-owned Business Enterprise Certification
  • Regularly drafts and reviews employment, non-competition, confidentiality, and separation agreements
  • Regularly assists individuals with choosing appropriate entity structures and setting up initial business operations

Intellectual Property

  • Represented defendant in high profile copyright infringement suit involving architectural plans
  • Represented graphic artist in copyright infringement action against a photocopying center
  • Drafted end user license terms for a patent-pending, downloadable design application
  • Has represented numerous inventors working in the fields of life and physical sciences and high technology in licensing negotiations with universities and hospitals
  • Regularly assists individuals and companies with filing applications for federal copyright and trademark registration
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