Amanda E. Schreyer

Counsel

Direct 781-697-2293
Boston, MA

Waltham, MA

An experienced transactional lawyer, Amanda focuses her practice on licensing and technology; intellectual property; and privacy and data security. She represents a broad range of media, marketing, and e-commerce clients, including media conglomerates and digital publishers; advertising and marketing agencies; video game and software developers; and authors, filmmakers, and creative entrepreneurs, in connection with a variety of transactional matters. 

Amanda has extensive experience drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial agreements such as software/technology licensing and development agreements (including SaaS, PaaS, IaaS), consultant and vendor agreements, MSAs, SOWs, and NDAs. She also drafts consumer-facing agreements such as privacy policies, terms of service, and EULAs.

Amanda counsels clients on all aspects of conducting business online, including the use of cloud computing and artificial intelligence, privacy considerations, and data management.

She negotiates agreements on behalf of media companies in connection with digital advertising and integrated marketing campaigns, and negotiates sponsored content agreements on behalf of talent, agencies, and brands. Amanda regularly advises clients on matters such as sweepstakes and contest rules and regulations; native advertising and sponsored content; and FTC compliance.

Amanda represents clients in film, television, and book deals, as well as video game and mobile app development and publishing deals. She also counsels clients with respect to content clearance and fair use in connection with their creative projects.

Amanda prosecutes and enforces trademarks, and advises trademark owners on brand protection and exploitation, and merchandising and licensing opportunities.

Prior to joining MBBP, Amanda practiced in the Intellectual Property group of an international firm, and at a well-known boutique entertainment law firm. She serves as an Adjunct Professor of Trademark Law at Suffolk University Law School, has been a Guest Lecturer at Northeastern University School of Law and at the University of New Hampshire School of Law, and is a frequent speaker on social media, intellectual property, and data privacy at conferences around the country.

 

Copyright Society of the U.S.A., Co-Chair, New England Chapter

Boston Bar Association, Intellectual Property Law Section, former Co-Chair, Arts, Entertainment and Sports Committee

American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), Copyright Committee

American Bar Association, Section of Intellectual Property Law, Copyright Legislation Committee, Women in IP Committee

The Fidelity Fintech Accelerator, powered by GSVlabs, Mentor

Speaker, Legal Matters for Creative Entrepreneurs, Alt Summit

Speaker, Doing Business Online: Anticipating and handling the evolving and unique challenges in the internet age, MCLE

Speaker, Trends and Developments IP Counsel, Business Lawyers and Litigators Must Know, 21st Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference 2018

Panelist, Social Influencers: Copyright, Publicity and Social Media Contracting, The Copyright Society of the USA

Panelist, Practicing TM, Copyright, IP & Related Areas of Law, Boston Patent Law Association

Presenter, Intellectual Property Protection and Exploitation of Fictional Characters, Boston Bar Association

Presenter, Know Thy Guidelines: FTC Compliance for Influencer Marketing in 2017TapInfluence

Presenter, Legal Issues for Digital Media Influencers, Dad 2.0 Summit

Presenter, Ask An Expert: Business and Legal Matters in Creative Entrepreneurship, Altitude Summit

Panelist, The Future of the Music Industry, Berklee College of Music

Panelist, And Now a Word from Our Sponsors, University of New Hampshire School of Law

Presenter, New Media and Old Metaphors, Shepard Broad College of Law - Nova Southeastern University

Panelist, The Future of Fashion: Fashion Law in the Digital Age, New England Law

Quoted: The 2-Year-Old Instagram Influencers Who Make More Than You, Fast Company

Beyond Buzzwords: Sponsored Content, Native Advertising, and Consumer ProtectionLandslide Magazine

Disclosure: Are You Doing It Right?AltitudeSummit.com

An Overview of Legal Protection for Fictional Characters: Balancing Public and Private InterestsCybaris, An Intellectual Property Law Review. Republished in the Thomson Reuters treatise, Entertainment, Publishing and the Arts Handbook, 2016 ed.

There Are Legal Issues in Blogging?Mom2Summit.com

Misrepresentation Under the DMCA: The State of the Law, NYSBA Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Journal

Amanda is a former varsity collegiate sailor, and continues to enjoy sailing with her family out of Marblehead and in Narragansett Bay.

Education
  • Suffolk University Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • Brown University, B.A.
Admissions
  • Massachusetts Bar
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