Areeb Syed manages and protects the intellectual property portfolios of clients. He supports clients and team members across a range of intellectual property and technology transactions. Areeb’s experience includes helping draft SaaS agreements, online terms and conditions, data licensing arrangements, and supporting M&A transactions and complex outsourcing transactions.

Representative Technology Transactions

  • For a biomedical technologies company, assisted in drafting licensing and research development agreements with a university.
  • For a hospital system, assisted in drafting a service agreement for EMR implementation and auxiliary service, and support agreements.
  • For a retail chain, assisted in drafting various SaaS agreements.

Prior Experience

As a research assistant at Emory University School of Law, Areeb performed literature reviews and wrote memoranda summarizing his findings. Areeb also participated in Emory University School of Law’s Technological Innovation: Generating Economic Results program, where he examined topics such as whether a new business should file a patent application, pitfalls companies should be aware of in cross-border projects involving artificial intelligence, and how to best bring technology to market through the use of patent searches and market research. With a background in public health, he brings a solid project management skillset to his legal work. These project management skills were honed while supporting the clinical staff of an oncology clinic while providing oversight to office staff. Areeb has also worked with the Centers for Disease Control, testing volunteers for HIV and interviewing them about health risks.

Personal Interests

Areeb enjoys playing video games, going to car meets, reading history, watching horror movies and trying new foods.


Bar Admissions





Emory University School of Law
J.D. (2022)

The University of Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health
M.P.H. (2019)

The University of Texas at Austin
B.S. in Public Health (2016)


  • Faegre Drinker — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2023
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