Sayoko Blodgett-Ford is Member and Chief Privacy Officer at GTC Law Group PC in Massachusetts specializing in intellectual property, licensing, and data privacy and security in mergers and acquisitions. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US).
She teaches Privacy Law, and Mobile App Development - Legal Contributions, as an adjunct professor at Boston College Law School. She previously taught at the University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law and at the University of Washington in the IP LLM program.
Sayoko previously served as general counsel of Tetris Online, Inc. and as Senior Manager of the Intellectual Property Group at Nintendo of America Inc.
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.