Peter M. Moldave

Partner

Peter Moldave gives you license for your “secret weapon.” As a partner at Gesmer Updegrove, Peter’s practice focuses on the areas of computer software licensing transactions and corporate and securities law.  His computer skills and expertise were honed while working for Apple Computer, Inc. handling federal securities law compliance and legal aspects of corporate finance transactions and technology joint ventures.

He advises a wide variety of clients in the software industry, including emerging software companies in the internet and enterprise software area, investors in software companies, and individual executives, authors and consultants, on issues including business formation, angel and venture capital financing, mergers and acquisitions, equity-based compensation, and software development, distribution, publishing and licensing arrangements.

Peter Moldave gives you license for your “secret weapon.” As a partner at Gesmer Updegrove, Peter’s practice focuses on the areas of computer software licensing transactions and corporate and securities law.  His computer skills and expertise were honed while working for Apple Computer, Inc. handling federal securities law compliance and legal aspects of corporate finance transactions and technology joint ventures.

He advises a wide variety of clients in the software industry, including emerging software companies in the internet and enterprise software area, investors in software companies, and individual executives, authors and consultants, on issues including business formation, angel and venture capital financing, mergers and acquisitions, equity-based compensation, and software development, distribution, publishing and licensing arrangements.

Background & Experience

Experience

Since Spring 2002, Peter has been an adjunct faculty member at Suffolk University Law School, where he teaches a course on licensing intellectual property.

Peter is currently addicted to strong coffee and Chuckles.  At home Peter likes reading books and viewing documentaries concerning history of the first half of the 20th century, but often finds himself involved in involuntary home-improvement projects. He is considering starting a museum of old cell phones, pagers and similar devices using his own castoffs as the first installation.

Education/Training

  • University of California, Berkeley, J.D., 1983
  • Harvard University, B.A., 1980
    Chemistry and Physics

Memberships

Admissions

  • California
  • Massachusetts
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Awards & Accolades2020 New England Super Lawyers

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Awards & Accolades
2020 New England Super Lawyers

The Super Lawyers selection process includes independent research of professional accomplishments, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

2019 New England Super Lawyers
2018 New England Super Lawyers
2017 New England Super Lawyers
2016 New England Super Lawyers