Gentry Locke Welcomes Intellectual Property and Business Law Attorney Jake L. Bryant to its Roanoke Office

ROANOKE, Va. (June 17, 2024) – The Virginia law firm Gentry Locke is pleased to announce that Jake L. Bryant has joined the firm’s Roanoke office as an associate.

“We are pleased to welcome Jake to the firm and are confident that he will provide valuable support to our Corporate practice in continuing to provide exceptional service to our clients,” said Gentry Locke Managing Partner Brett Marston.

Bryant is joining the firm’s General Commercial group where he will focus his practice on intellectual property and business law. He assists clients with various commercial matters, intellectual property, trademark and copyright registrations, IP and software licensing, artificial intelligence, data privacy, mergers & acquisitions, and has further experience with federal litigation related to intellectual property and website-oriented ADA claims. Prior to joining Gentry Locke, Bryant was Of Counsel at a boutique intellectual property law firm.

Bryant earned his J.D. from Liberty University School of Law where he was the Notes & Comments Editor of the Liberty University Law Review, Vice President of the Liberty Law Intellectual Property Clinic, Executive Chair of the Business & Transactional Law Society, and was a national finalist and best brief award winner in the International Trademark Association’s 2023 Saul Lefkowitz Moot Court Tournament. He received his LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law from George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School, during which he worked as a research assistant with the Center for Intellectual Property x Innovation Policy near Washington, D.C.

About Gentry Locke

With over 80 lawyers practicing across a range of disciplines, Gentry Locke brings uncommon thinking and deep experience to the legal and business challenges of companies, institutions, organizations, and individuals — a commitment the firm has met since 1923. Operating from offices in Roanoke, Lynchburg, Richmond, and Norfolk, Gentry Locke serves clients in Virginia and across the United States. Meet the firm’s dynamic attorneys and learn more about its fierce drive to achieve success for its clients by exploring our website.

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