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Emily R. Billig


Emily R. Billig is an associate in Baker Donelson's Baltimore office.

Professional Biography


A former patent examiner with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Ms. Billig has experience across all stages of patent prosecution and has assisted clients in obtaining patents in a diverse range of subject areas.

Ms. Billig also represents small to mid-size businesses, government agencies, educational institutions, nonprofits and individuals in a wide range of other intellectual property matters, including copyright, trademarks, trade secrets and licensing. She takes a comprehensive approach to helping clients obtain the strongest and best protection for their intellectual property, and works closely with Baker Donelson's Business Group to effectively manage and protect clients’ intellectual property during startup, reorganization and sale of a business.

Ms. Billig's practice also includes patent and trademark litigation in federal court. Most recently, she helped negotiate a favorable settlement for a national client in a trademark litigation matter involving claims under the Lanham Act, the Anti-cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act, and state unfair competition laws.

Professional Honors & Activities

Professional Memberships

  • Member – Bar Association of Baltimore City
  • Member – Maryland State Bar Association

Community Service


  • Listed as a Maryland Rising Star in Maryland Super Lawyers, Intellectual Property (2016 – 2018)
Speaking Engagements
  • Presenter – "Your Company's Social Media and Legal Information to Know," Mid- Atlantic Community Papers Association (March 2017)
  • Co-presenter – "Legal Aspects of Social Media," Annual Conference of Les Dames d'Escoffier International, Washington, D.C. (October 2016)
  • Presenter – "Introduction to .bank and Other Recent Developments in Bank Internet Operations," Annual Conference, Pennsylvania Bankers Association (2015)
  • Presenter – "Update on 10 New Ways to Avoid Legal Headaches from Social Media," Baltimore Public Relations Council (2014)


Click here to read Baker Donelson's intellectual property blog


  • University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., 2011
  • Lehigh University, B.S., 2006


  • Maryland
  • Court of Appeals of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

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