Technology Transactions and Licensing

We leverage technical knowledge, business acumen and legal experience to structure, prepare and negotiate innovative and effective technology-related agreements.

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    Among the Best Firms in Massachusetts for Technology

    Chambers USA


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    Life Cycle Firm of the Year

    LMG Life Sciences


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    Top Law Firm for Technology Transactions

    The Legal 500


  • Chambers Global – Recognized 28 WilmerHale lawyers and 28 practice areas, including our Technology and Life Sciences Practices (International & Cross Border), in its 2022 edition.
  • Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business – Named our Technology Practice among the best in Massachusetts in its 2020-2023 editions.
  • The Legal 500 United States – Recognized WilmerHale’s Technology Transactions and Licensing practice among top law firms for our work in the areas of Outsourcing and Technology Transactions in its 2010–2023 editions.
  • Best Lawyers in America – Recognized 118 WilmerHale attorneys for 2022, naming 9 as “Lawyers of the Year.”
  • Law360 – Named WilmerHale a Technology Practice Group of the Year from 2016-2018 and 2022, an award recognizing the firm’s key role in the significant matters that made headlines and changed the legal landscape within the past year.
  • LMG Life Sciences – Named WilmerHale the Life Cycle Firm of the Year in 2023 – for the eleventh consecutive year. Awarded the firm a Finance and Transactional Impact Case of the Year Award in 2017 for counseling Editas Medicine in its licensing and collaboration with Allergan, and a Hatch-Waxman Impact Case of the Year Award in 2018.
  • U.S. News - Best Lawyers® – In the 2010–2023 “Best Law Firms” rankings, our Corporate, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Venture Capital Practices were ranked in the first tier nationally and in Boston, along with our Corporate Practice also being ranked in the first tier in New York and Washington DC. Our Technology Practice was also ranked in the first tier nationally and in Boston.
  • IAM Patent 1000 – Ranked as a leading firm for litigation in the US and UK, and in regional US rankings in California, Colorado, the DC Metro area, Massachusetts and New York (2018–2021).
  • In Vivo – Named Regeneron’s novel deal with Decibel Therapeutics, represented by WilmerHale, as the Top Alliance 2017 Deal of the Year.

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