Eastwood-Paticchio, Emma Carolyn

Emma Carolyn Eastwood-Paticchio



Emma Eastwood-Paticchio is an associate in the Bay Area offices of Latham & Watkins and is a member of the firm's Litigation & Trial Department.

Ms. Eastwood-Paticchio represents technology and digital media companies in a variety of complex litigation matters, primarily regarding copyright and other intellectual property disputes. She is familiar with all stages of litigation up to and including trial, and her experience includes motion practice, discovery, and pretrial and trial team management.

Ms. Eastwood-Paticchio also maintains an active pro bono practice focused on representing clients in immigration proceedings and criminal defense litigation.

Ms. Eastwood-Paticchio served as a law clerk to Judge John A. Woodcock, Jr., of the US District Court for the District of Maine. She received her JD from Stanford Law School. While there, she served as a senior editor of the Stanford Law Review and managing editor of the Stanford Technology Law Review, worked as a teaching assistant and a research assistant, and earned Highest Pro Bono Distinction.

Prior to law school, Ms. Eastwood-Paticchio worked as a research analyst for the New York State Office of the Attorney General.

Ms. Eastwood-Paticchio’s experience includes representing:

  • Oracle in a copyright infringement and intentional interference action against Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company, resulting in a unanimous US$30 million jury verdict after a three-week federal jury trial
  • Spotify in the industry-wide Phonorecords IV proceeding before the Copyright Royalty Board to set rates under Section 115 of the Copyright Act
  • Shopify in a suit challenging its eligibility for DMCA immunity
  • A technology company in a copyright and trademark action against a toy company
  • A technology company in a class-action lawsuit claiming violations related to a messaging app, resulting in the dismissal of wiretapping and eavesdropping claims
  • A major social media company, consulting on compliance with the CCPA and other privacy laws

Bar Qualification

  • California


  • JD, Stanford Law School, 2019
  • BA, Middlebury College, 2015
    summa cum laude
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June 22, 2022 Our Work

Litigator of the Week Runners-Up and Shout Outs

Latham honored for securing an eight-digit verdict for Oracle in a copyright infringement and contractual interference fight with rival Hewlett Packard Enterprise and, for winning a unanimous decision from the US Supreme Court on behalf of ZF Automotive.