Sarah E. Hyde



Sarah E. Hyde is an associate and intellectual property lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP where she advises clients on intellectual property issues, including identifying and protecting intellectual property rights, U.S. and foreign patent prosecution, and patent risk management. She has experience in a number of technical fields, including mechanical and electromechanical systems, controls, software, financial technologies, and business methods. Sarah is a member of the firm’s Mechanical & Electromechanical Technologies Practice.

Prior to her legal career, Sarah was a staff engineer at HLP Engineering, Inc. in Houston, Texas, where she evaluated environmental emissions data and prepared permit applications for Texas oil and gas facilities. She also completed her mechanical engineering co-op at Halliburton Energy Services, also in Houston.


  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law (J.D., 2015)
  • University of Houston (B.S., 2010)


  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office