“I work with companies to develop a strategy for protecting their innovations.”


Gray brings a holistic approach to the protection of his client’s intellectual property. He has diverse experience in protecting clients’ businesses and ideas. His practice includes patent drafting and prosecution, trademark clearance and registration, licensing, and infringement analysis.

Prior to joining Patent Law Works, Gray worked at a business incubator where he was in-house counsel and assisted companies to go from start-up to acquisition. He drafted and prosecuted patent applications for multiple companies with over two hundred patents and pending applications in a variety of industries including home automation, winches, electric vehicles, medical devices, heat exchangers, pyrolysis, hydrothermal carbonization, and Wi-Fi. In addition to prosecuting patents, he assisted in identifying instances of the infringement of the business incubator’s patents, sending warning letters to infringers, and pursuing litigation actions against the infringers.

Gray also has extensive trademark experience. Gray’s trademark experience began at Columbia Sportswear, where he established a trademark database of all the style names used by Columbia Sportwear and its subsidiaries. He continues to assist clients with their trademark needs, by performing trademark clearance and filing trademark registrations. As part of the trademark process, he advises clients on how to create strong and memorable trademarks. Gray also has experience in drafting and negotiating licensing agreements. He has assisted clients with software use licenses, nondisclosure agreements, sponsorship agreements, product licenses, and trademark licenses.

  • Lewis and Clark Law School, J.D., 2011
  • University of Pennsylvania, M.S. in Biotechnology, 2006
  • University of Utah, B.S. in Biology, 2004
  • • Gray is a member of the Utah Bar and is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office as a patent lawyer.