Sarah Hogan

Sarah Hogan advises companies in the life sciences and digital health industries in connection with structuring and negotiating intellectual property licenses, strategic collaborations and other complex commercial transactions. Drawing on her scientific background and nearly 15 years in private practice, she delivers practical solutions that lay the groundwork for successful, productive collaborations.

Ms. Hogan has counseled a range of clients in the life sciences, healthcare and technology industries, including startups, venture capital and private equity–backed entities, privately held businesses, hospitals, nonprofit research organizations, and large public companies. She has experience advising on complex matters that include license and collaboration transactions to develop and commercialize pharmaceutical products; cross-industry collaborations, joint development arrangements and joint ventures to develop and deliver products at the intersection of health, technology and life sciences; licensing patents, software and other technology from universities; licensing of data products and data analytics solutions involving health information; licensing of health IT products for both on-premise and hosted (including cloud-based) solutions; and manufacturing, supply and distribution agreements relating to pharmaceutical products at all stages of the product lifecycle. 

After three years as a scientist at a Boston-area biotech company, Ms. Hogan began her legal career as an associate on the intellectual property team of a global law firm. She has since worked at multiple firms in the Boston area, deepening her experience in both intellectual property law and complex licensing work.


  • Selected by peers for inclusion in the 2020–2022 editions of the Best Lawyers in America in the area of healthcare law. 
  • Named a 2021 Life Sciences Star by LMG Life Sciences.
  • Named to Boston Magazine’s inaugural Top Lawyers list in 2021 in the area of corporate law.

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  • Education

    • JD, Northeastern University School of Law, 2005

    • MS, Genetics, University of New Hampshire, 1999

    • BS, Biotechnology, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1996

  • Admissions

    • Massachusetts