Ahad Syed

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

Ahad Syed focuses exclusively on trademark registration, Office Action, and Trademark Trial and Appeal Board attorney. He has helped numerous clients file their trademarks and respond to Office Action before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). In starting Syed Law, Ahad’s goal was to make the trademark registration process accessible and affordable to the e-Commerce business owner. He has experience representing several well-known brands across the United States, and has clients on every continent. 

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.


  • Trademark Registration
  • Trademark Office Action Responses
  • Trademark Renewals and Maintenance
  • Trademark Oppositions and Cancellations
  • Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB)
  • Trademark Monitoring
  • Trademarks Cease and Desist Letters

Bar Admissions & Academics

  • State of California
  • State of Illinois
    • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • 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 a Professor Robin Fretwell Wilson
    • Legal Research, Honors
    • Attended law school on scholarship 
  • Loyola University Chicago, B.A., History & Political Science
    • Dean’s List (five-consecutive semesters)