Emily S. Klode

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Emily Klode is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department, focusing on privacy and data security and other general commercial matters. Emily’s practice encompasses intellectual property, breach of contract, and bankruptcy matters, with a special focus on the privacy and data security field. She has experience counseling organizations of all sizes on matters related to data privacy laws, both domestically and internationally. She works with Fortune 500 companies and start-ups alike to facilitate compliance with the Colorado Privacy Act (CPA), the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), the Telephone Consumer Privacy Act (TCPA), and the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA), among others. Emily helps find creative solutions for companies seeking to build or modify their privacy and data security programs, both internally- and externally-facing.

Emily’s background is in the IP sphere and she has experience securing and enforcing intellectual property rights from the creation stage to litigation stage. Emily has experience filing trademark and copyright applications with the USPTO and U.S. Copyright Office, reviewing trademark search reports, and drafting USPTO office action responses and cease and desist letters. She also has experience initiating takedowns for DMCA violations.

Professional Highlights

Judicial Externships

Chief Justice Brian Boatright, Colorado Supreme Court, 2021

Recognition & Accomplishments

Ballard Spahr Pro Bono Honor Roll

Board Memberships & Community Service

Constitution Day Volunteer, Boulder, CO, Fall 2019



University of Colorado Law School (J.D. 2022)
Colorado Intellectual Property Inn of Court

University of Wisconsin – Madison (B.A., with honors, 2018)
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