Sarah Gayer is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Intellectual Property Departments. Sarah is registered as a patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Her practice focuses on representing companies in commercial litigation and intellectual property litigation (including patent, trademark, and copyright). Sarah is admitted to the Northern District of Iowa and the Southern District of Iowa and frequently serves as local counsel. She also regularly represents companies in proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
Sarah is a native of Sioux City, Iowa. She earned a bachelor's degree in English from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina in 1993, graduating magna cum laude with Phi Beta Kappa honors. She graduated from the University of Iowa College in Law in 1997, with highest distinction and Order of the Coif. To become eligible for registration as a patent attorney, Sarah engaged in post-baccalaureate studies in biology and chemistry, including genetics, cell physiology, and botany.