David G. Rickerby, Esq. 

Managing Member

Direct Line: 617-848-2616


David Rickerby has worked in the field of computer and technology licensing for more than twenty years. Mr. Rickerby put himself through law school working for software and outsourcing companies, negotiating their critical business agreements. He then served as outside counsel working for three different top tier law firms and ultimately becoming an equity partner and head of the Technology Transactions and Licensing practice for a large Boston firm. In 2014, Mr. Rickerby established his own boutique law practice in Kendall Square, focusing on the negotiation of commercial license agreements.

Mr. Rickerby has been named in The Legal 500 for technology transactions. He has been listed as a Massachusetts Super Lawyer or a Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Star for multiple years.  He was selected as one of 15 “Up and Comers” to watch in Massachusetts by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly in 2006. At last count, Mr. Rickerby has been involved in the drafting and negotiation of well over a thousand agreements.

Mr. Rickerby is also a member of the Board of Directors at the Sandra Feinstein Gamm Theatre. 






Bet-The-Company-Agreements: significant time working on high profile and mission critical agreements and joint venture arrangements for companies of all sizes, finding solutions through creativity, perspective and experience.

Early Stage & Venture Backed Companies: special focus on emerging venture backed companies where the technology is critical and intellectual property is the prime currency; counsels on both licensing and channel strategies as well as major transactions.

Cross Border & International Transactions: frequently represents US and Canadian companies licensing prime intellectual property assets into and out of the US markets.





  • Cloud Computing
  • Open Source
  • Education
  • Games & Toys
  • Internet & E-Commerce
  • Manufacturing
  • Media & Publishing
  • Software

Practice Areas

  • Business & Technology 
  • Emerging Companies  
  • Venture Capital 
  • Intellectual Property 
  • Energy & Clean-Tech 
  • Life Sciences 
  • Public Utilities 
  • Private Equity 
  • Health IT & Bioinformatics