Michael J. Cavaretta


Direct 781-697-2263
Fax 781-622-5933
Waltham, MA

Boston, MA

Cambridge, MA

An experienced business and technology lawyer, Mike represents a wide range of information, technology, digital media, and life sciences companies.

His practice is focused on licensing and commercial transactions, as he advises clients regarding strategic alliances, intellectual property licenses, technology development and distribution transactions, and video game development and publishing.

A former in-house lawyer and business development professional, Mike brings a practical perspective to clients' legal issues with a keen understanding of the importance of agreements that facilitate rather than hinder business.

The Startup Coalition, Co-founder and Member

MIT Enterprise Forum Games and Entertainment Special Interest Group - Founder and former Chair

MassDiGI, Advisory Board Member

Presenter, Game Publishing 2.0BBA Event

Presenter, Software Licensing: Battle of the Forms

Presenter, The Law of Digital Games

Moderator, Creative Communities: Building Games outside the Hub, MassDiGI symposium

Presenter, Anatomy of a Game Development Deal, Franklin M. Loew Lecture Series - Becker College

Presenter, Entertainment Law Practice in the Digital Age: New DevelopmentsBBA Event

Licensing Attorney Mike Cavaretta Bikes Mt. Washington Cyclist

An ardent cyclist, Mike is an eleven-year veteran of the Pan Mass Challenge, a two-day, 192 mile charity bicycle ride for the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, in connection with which he has raised over $55,000, and he recently completed the Mt. Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb, referred to by many as the toughest bicycle hillclimb in the world.