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Sayoko Blodgett-Ford

Sayoko Blodgett-Ford

GTC Law Group PC and Affiliates

Westwood, MA, USA


Sayoko Blodgett-Ford, Member, CIPP/US - GTC Law Group

Sayoko’s practice focuses on intellectual property strategy and transactions and data privacy and security law.  She has extensive expertise in due diligence in connection with technology M&A transactions. Sayoko is a Lecturer at Boston College Law School, where she is teaching a new Mobile Apps Development class in the Spring of 2017, and a Lecturer in Law at the University of Hawai’i law school, where she has taught Internet Law & Policy, Intellectual Property, Contracts Drafting, High-Growth Entrepreneurship and Administrative Law, among other subjects. She is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell. She serves as a Court Appointed Arbitrator for the Hawai’i State District Court – First Circuit. She previously served as general counsel of Tetris Online, Inc. and as Senior Manager of the Intellectual Property Group at Nintendo of America Inc. in Redmond, Washington. At Nintendo, Sayoko was responsible for domestic and international intellectual property clearance, defense, registration and enforcement. Her particular areas of focus included patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and advertising, as well as privacy law compliance and video game ratings compliance. Sayoko has also taught advertising law in the University of Washington IP LLM program. Prior to Nintendo, Sayoko practiced at Foley Hoag LLP and was a law clerk for Judge Douglas P. Woodlock, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts. Sayoko holds a B.S. in Physics from the College of William and Mary, an M.S. in Physics from the University of Maryland, and a J.D. from Yale Law School.

Sayoko Blodgett-Ford is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Specialty Areas in Private Acquisitions or Sales: International Aspects and Intellectual Property - Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2017, Tuesday, June 27, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Specialty Areas in Private Acquisitions or Sales: International Aspects and Intellectual Property - Specialty Areas in Private Acquisitions or Sales: International Aspects and Intellectual Property, Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Transcripts  Transcripts Specialty Areas in Private Acquisitions or Sales: International Aspects and Intellectual Property - Specialty Areas in Private Acquisitions or Sales: International Aspects and Intellectual Property, Tuesday, June 27, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Specialty Areas in Private Acquisitions or Sales: International Aspects and Intellectual Property - Specialty Areas in Private Acquisitions or Sales: International Aspects and Intellectual Property, Tuesday, June 27, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Acquiring or Selling the Privately Held Company 2017, Tuesday, July 18, 2017, New York, NY
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