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Law Office of Sally Byrne 

The Law Office of Sally Byrne focuses on technology transactions and licensing matters for technology and life sciences companies.  Sally established the practice because she recognized a need for experienced technology lawyers who could provide top notch legal services in a cost-effective manner.  Having worked in both a large law firm and on site for a number of her clients, Sally understands the financial and time pressures her clients often face. She aims to provide practical solutions in a timely and cost-effective manner. 


Sally handles a wide variety of transactions, including IP and technology transfer and license agreements;  research, collaboration, and development agreements;  services agreements;  data licensing agreements;  and manufacturing, distribution and supply agreements.  She  also supports clients in the IP aspects of acquisitions and divestitures. 

Practice Areas

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Life Sciences

  • Biotechnology 

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Medical Devices 


Computer Programming

Technology and Outsourcing

  • Hardware

  • Software

  • Cloud Computing

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Big Data


Sally has been representing clients in technology transactions and licensing matters for over thirty years.  She prides herself on developing strong relationships with her clients, and helping them to achieve practical solutions in a timely and cost-effective manner. 

Prior to establishing her firm, Sally worked for several years at WilmerHale, where she was a member of the technology transactions and licensing group. Prior to joining WilmerHale, she was a partner in a boutique patent firm in Boston.  


Sally is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  She is a registered patent attorney and holds three certifications in privacy through the International Association of Privacy Professionals (CIPP/US, CIPP/E and CIPM).  She received a J.D. from Boston University School of Law and a B.S. in mathematics and modern languages from Union College.


She is a past co-chair of the Internet and Technology Section of the Boston Bar Association.

About Sally Byrne

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The Law Office of Sally Byrne

267 Cypress Street

Brookline, MA 02445


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