Sarah Tully focuses her practice on patent prosecution, due diligence and freedom to operate analyses, and portfolio strategy for life science clients.
Prior to joining Haley Guiliano LLP, Sarah was an associate and a patent agent at Cooley LLP and a patent agent at Ropes & Gray. She was also an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Policy Fellow at the US Agency for International Development in the Asia and Middle East Bureaus. As an AAAS Fellow, Sarah was involved with several agriculture, climate change, and water initiatives and worked to use science and technology to advance development.
Previously Sarah was a Damon Runyon postdoctoral scholar at The Scripps Research Institute, where her research involved developing chemical tools to understand neurobiological processes, discover new drug targets, and elucidate key biological interactions. She was a National Science Foundation postdoctoral scholar at the University of Oxford working on immunology and HIV vaccine development and a National Science Foundation predoctoral fellow at the California Institute of Technology, where her Ph.D. research focused on using organic synthesis and chemical biology techniques to understand the importance of a class of carbohydrates in the brain.