Huntington native Jeremy N. Gayed has been elected a partner with the Fort Wayne law firm of Barrett & McNagny LLP.
The new position was effective Jan. 1.
Gayed, a patent attorney, concentrates his practice in the area of intellectual property including patent, copyright, trademark, trade dress and trade secret matters. He also represents clients in general commercial litigation and in state and federal appeals.
Prior to joining Barrett, Gayed practiced in the field of patent infringement litigation in Chicago, IL, and served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable William S. Duffey Jr. in the Federal District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.
Gayed graduated magna cum laude from Notre Dame Law School, where he was an executive editor of the Notre Dame Law Review. He also received a Bachelor of Science in chemistry and political science from Wheaton College.
Gayed is admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent Office, the Supreme Court of Indiana, the Supreme Court of Illinois, the Northern District of Indiana, the Northern District of Illinois, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of the United States of America.