(written from a Production point of view)
Bad Robot Productions is the production company which produced Star Trek with Paramount Pictures. It is owned by the film's producer/director J.J. Abrams. Star Trek executive producer Bryan Burk is the company's Executive Vice President.
Originally part of Touchstone Pictures, the company is now working on films in association with Paramount and on television series with Warner Bros. Pictures. In addition to Star Trek, Bad Robot oversaw production on the films Joy Ride (2001), Mission: Impossible III (2006), and Cloverfield (2008). On television, Bad Robot has produced the series Felicity, Alias, Six Degrees, and What About Brian, all created or co-created by Abrams, and the hit ABC series Lost, co-created by Abrams and Damon Lindelof.
Currently, Bad Robot produces the FOX series Fringe, created by Abrams, Roberto Orci, and Alex Kurtzman, and the NBC series Undercovers, created by Abrams and Josh Reims. Future films include Morning Glory (2010), Super 8 (2011), Mission Impossible - Ghost Protocol (2011) and the as yet untitled Star Trek sequel (2012).