About

Ahad Syed

Managing Attorney, Syed Law
Ahad Syed, a trademark registration attorney, founded Syed Law.

Syed Law focuses exclusively on trademarks for e-Commerce businesses with at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”). Over 100 clients trusted us to file their trademarks at the USPTO. In starting Syed Law, my goal was to make the trademark registration process accessible and affordable to the e-Commerce business entrepreneur. Syed Law represents brands across the United States and with clients in twelve countries spanning five continents.

What We Do

  • Trademark registration
  • Office Action refusals
  • Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB”) opposition proceedings
  • TTAB cancellation proceedings
  • Renewals
  • Assignments Recordation Branch (ARB)
  • Trademark licensing
  • Settlements
  • Trademark infringement prosecution
  • Trademark infringement defense
  • Federal District Court trademark litigation

What Sets Syed Law Apart?

When it comes to trademark registration, we know you have options. What sets us apart is offering transparent, flat fees while maintaining the quality representation of an experienced law firm. We offer the following:

  • Low, flat fee trademark filing
  • Transparent pricing
  • Exceptional client service

Before founding Syed Law, Ahad practiced law at three prestigious Chicago-area boutique law firms, handling several trademark cases.

Prior to beginning his legal career, Ahad Syed attended the prestigious University of Illinois College of Law. Academically, Ahad earned the highest grade in two classes, one of which was a legal clinic where he directly represented clients under the supervision of a licensed attorney. While in law school, Ahad served as a judicial extern for Judge Donald G. Wilkerson of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois.

While other students typically picked one, Ahad was selected for leadership on both a journal and moot court. Ahad served as Articles Editors for the University of Illinois Journal of Law, Technology & Policy (“JLTP”); and, represented the law school at the 23rd Wilhelm C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court pre-moot in Budapest, Hungary, and moot court in Vienna, Austria. In addition to several other honors, Ahad earned an Honors Distinction in Legal Research, and the H.H. Harris Foundation Hough Award for “excellence in law.”

Ahad enjoys photography, soccer, and helping clients protect and grow their businesses.

Before founding Syed Law, Ahad practiced law at three prestigious Chicago-area boutique law firms, handling several trademark cases.

Prior to beginning his legal career, Ahad Syed attended the prestigious University of Illinois College of Law. Academically, Ahad earned the highest grade in two classes, one of which was a legal clinic where he directly represented clients under supervision of a licensed attorney. While in law school, Ahad served as a judicial extern for Judge Donald G. Wilkerson of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois. While other students typically picked one, Ahad was selected for leadership on both a journal and moot court. Ahad was Articles Editors for the University of Illinois Journal of Law, Technology & Policy (“JLTP”) and represented the law school at the 23rd Wilhelm C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court pre-moot in Budapest, Hungary and moot court in Vienna, Austria. In addition to several other honors, Ahad earned an Honors Distinction in Legal Research, and the H.H. Harris Foundation Hough Award for “excellence in law.”

Ahad is an avid photographer and traveler.

Services

  • Trademark registration
  • Office Action refusals
  • Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB”) opposition proceedings
  • TTAB cancellation proceedings
  • Renewals
  • Assignments Recordation Branch (ARB)
  • Trademark licensing
  • Settlements
  • Trademark infringement prosecution
  • Trademark infringement defense
  • Federal District Court trademark litigation

Bar Admissions & Academics

Admissions:
  • State of California
  • State of Illinois
    • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
Academics:
  • University of Illinois College of Law, Juris Doctor
    • Judicial Extern, Honorable Donald G. Wilkerson, United States District Court, Southern District of Illinois
    • Articles Editor, University of Illinois Journal of Law, Technology, & Policy
    • International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court
    • Highest Grade in a Clinical Course representing clients on a provisional student license under supervision of a licensed attorney
    • Highest Grade in a Seminar (Nat’l Sec. Law)
    • Research Assistant to Professor Robin Fretwell Wilson
    • Legal Research, Honors
    • Attended law school on a scholarship
  • Loyola University Chicago, B.A., History & Political Science
    • Dean’s List (five-consecutive semesters)
    • Inductee, Honors Society, History
    • Inductee, Honors Society, Political Science