William F. Swiggart is a Boston based attorney who incorporates and grows start-ups, and facilitates transactions such as debt and equity investments, IP licenses, and mergers & acquisitions. He registers and defends trademarks and copyrights, and also helps resolve business conflicts, both on and off the Internet. He has served as General Counsel to Bitstream Inc., and to ON Technology Corporation. Mr. Swiggart has thrice been named a Massachusetts Super Lawyer, most recently in 2009.
Mr. Swiggart is a frequent lecturer on topics of licensing, technology, & start-up issues to groups such as the New England Corporate Counsel's Association, the Mass. Bar Association, and the MIT Enterprise Forum. He helped found, and served as first President of the Princeton Entrepreneurs’ Network, Inc., a 501(c)(3) qualified organization that promotes entrepreneurship via national and regional events. He is a founding member of the AIGC. In his spare time, Mr. Swiggart manages Beacon Angels, LLC, an angel group that invests in early stage companies.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|New England||Super Lawyers||2009|
|Member||Connecticut Law Review||1981|
|Manager||Swiggart & Agin, LLC||1999 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Angel Capital Association||Manager, Beacon Angels||2005 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||1982 - Present|
|Video Leadership Seminars, West LegalEdcenter||Structuring & Negotiating Technology Licensing Agreements||2008|
|Business Law Today (ABA)||Enemy by E-Mail||2004|
|Mass High Tech||Angel groupings emerge for series A financings||2004|
|Internet Law for the Business Lawyer||Book, Contributing Author||2001|
|University of Connecticut School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1982|
|Early Stage Angel and Venture Event||Setting up your Company for Angel Funding||2009|
|Buying and Selling a Business in Massachusetts||Milestones to Selling a Business||2003|
|Sale of a Generic Domain Name||Sold for an amount in the seven figures|
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