Overview

Emily Kustina is an intellectual property litigation associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Her practice focuses on patent infringement litigation, trade secret litigation, and other intellectual property matters in federal district courts and before the U.S. International Trade Commission.

Prior to joining Kirkland, Emily was a law clerk to Judge Charles F. Lettow of the United States Court of Federal Claims.

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Thought Leadership

Publications 

Comment, Discriminatory Discretion: PTO Procedures and Viewpoint Discrimination under Section 2(a) of the Lanham Act, 164 U. Pa. L. Rev. 513 (2016), reprinted in Intellectual Property Law Review (2016).

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2017District of Columbia
  • 2016Pennsylvania
  • 2016New Jersey

Courts

  • United States Court of Federal Claims

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania Law SchoolJ.D.magna cum laude2016

    Order of the Coif

    Herbert F. Schwartz Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Field of Intellectual Property and Technology

    Production Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review

    Littleton Fellow, 2015–2016

  • Temple UniversityB.B.A., Marketingsumma cum laude2013