Jay Carrigan maintains a general corporate and commercial practice, concentrating on emerging and established companies in the information technology and life sciences, including biotechnology and medical devices, industries. Within the technology sector, his clients include those in the software, computer, robotics and chemical arenas. He assists clients with technology development, technology acquisition, and licensing arrangements; strategic alliances; marketing and distribution arrangements; outsourcing and supply arrangements; and a diverse array of commercial matters. Many of his transactions involve cross-border activities and arrangements. Jay also advises private companies and investors with respect to formation and fund raising matters.
Jay’s background includes working directly in the technology industry. He served as corporate counsel at Marcam Corporation, a software vendor that delivered ERP solutions to process manufacturers. In this role, he advised and represented Marcam and its subsidiaries in structuring and negotiating transactions to acquire technology, products and services. He also provided advice regarding contractual arrangements with partners, vendors and customers in the US, Europe, Central and South America, and Asia-Pacific regions, and assisted with the implementation of a restructuring plan, including the sale of a subsidiary and the spinoff of another subsidiary.
While serving as assistant general counsel at Tufts-New England Medical Center, Jay helped establish a for-profit subsidiary to develop and market medical outcomes measuring instruments, software and related consulting services. He assisted with industry-sponsored research/licensing transactions and served as counsel to the NEMCH Investigational Review Board. Jay also represented the center and its affiliates in structuring, negotiating and documenting acquisitions of physician practices, software, computer hardware, telecommunications and medical devices.
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Intellectual Property, Law360 (2019)
Recognized, Copyright Law, Boston, The Best Lawyers in America (2020–2023)
Recognized, Corporate Law, Boston, The Best Lawyers in America (2022, 2023)
Recommended, The Legal 500 US (2016)