Emily A. Rice


Emily Rice is an associate in the Litigation Practice Group, where she focuses on assisting clients through the various phases of intellectual property litigation, including discovery and motion practice. Emily also has experience practicing before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, where she has filed dozens of trademark applications and responded to office actions. To Emily, practicing intellectual property law is the perfect intersection of the scientific and creative sides of her brain.

Emily has prior experience assisting clients in antitrust, securities, and other commercial litigation matters. She also served as a law clerk in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey for the Honorable Douglas E. Arpert, U.S.M.J.

Emily earned her J.D. from Baylor University School of Law, where she served as Student Coordinator of the Intellectual Property Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic. She received her B.S.A. in Chemistry from the University of Texas at Austin.

  • Baylor University, School of Law, J.D., 2019
  • University of Texas at Austin, B.S.A., Chemistry, 2016
  • New Jersey
  • Texas
  • Registered Patent Attorney: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut

  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey

  • Kirby McInerney LLP, Associate, 2021-2023
  • Douglas E. Arpert, U.S.M.J., Law Clerk, 2019-2020
  • New York Intellectual Property Law Association, Member
  • Women in e-Discovery, Member
  • “Get INFORM-ed: A Primer on the INFORM Consumers Act,” The Newtonian, Winter 2024
  • “Counter[feit] Culture: The Influence and IMpact of Counterfeit Goods,” The Newtonian, Autumn 2023
  • “Controversy in Pop Life: The Supreme Court’s Latest Copyright Fair Use Decision,” The Newtonian, Summer 2023