Pudelka, Glenn G.

Glenn G. Pudelka

Senior Counsel
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Glenn G. Pudelka represents individuals and companies in the publishing/entertainment, digital media, software, internet, content and biotechnology fields as well as numerous colleges and universities.

Glenn has extensive experience in the area of copyright and privacy and focuses on handling various content licensing, distribution, supply and commercial agreements as well as website terms and privacy policies (including CCPA and GDPR compliance). Glenn is a Co-Chair of the Firm’s Trademark, Copyright & Advertising Group.

Glenn G. Pudelka represents individuals and companies in the publishing/entertainment, digital media, software, internet, content and biotechnology fields as well as numerous colleges and universities.

Glenn has extensive experience in the area of copyright and privacy and focuses on handling various content licensing, distribution, supply and commercial agreements as well as website terms and privacy policies (including CCPA and GDPR compliance). Glenn is a Co-Chair of the Firm’s Trademark, Copyright & Advertising Group.

Additionally, Glenn assists with copyright litigations, trademarks, general corporate, privacy and publicity law issues and counsels clients on intellectual property issues and policies.

Glenn is also a member of the Firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee as well as a member of the Boston Pro Bono and Hiring Committees.

Prior to joining the Firm, Glenn worked for eight years as a book editor for several publishing houses in New York City.

Glenn is the Immediate Past President of the Copyright Society of the USA.

His representative experience includes:

  • Regularly counsels and negotiates for major book publisher on various publishing collaboration and content licensing transactions
  • Counseled major children’s book publisher on author agreements and international collaborations
  • Negotiated worldwide distribution agreement for biotechnology company with major pharmaceutical company
  • Second chaired copyright/breach of contract litigation for major publishing company
  • Counseled clients on website privacy policies and terms of use
  • Defended apparel client in copyright infringement litigation regarding use of photograph
  • Counseled numerous clients on various copyright issues, including fair use and infringement
  • Assisted Fortune 1000 company in preparation of an open source usage policy and checklist
  • Drafted intellectual property and copyright policies for numerous academic institutions
  • Counseled client on copyright ownership issues regarding photography negatives held within client estate
  • Counseled client on copyright estate for photographer's collection of photographs
  • Negotiated numerous publishing agreements for authors
  • Evaluated intellectual property issues in litigation and various business transactions
  • Represented a biotechnology company in a collaboration agreement for China
  • Negotiated several exclusive license agreements with major universities for life sciences companies
  • Counseled numerous clients on various trademark and other intellectual property issues
  • Negotiated comprehensive IT Services Master Agreement for client
  • Negotiated exclusive license to client's music library with publishing house
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Education
  • J.D., magna cum laude, Boston College Law School, 2002
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Muhlenberg College, 1991
Bar Admissions
  • Massachusetts, 2002
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Professional Affiliations
    • Past President, The Copyright Society of the USA
    • Board Member, Arts and Business Council of Greater Boston
    • Member, American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section
    • Member, International Trademark Association
    • Member, Boston Bar Association
    • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
    • Member, World Law Group