Steven R. Gray, an associate at Ashford & Wriston, was admitted to the Hawai`i bar in 2010 and joined the firm in 2011.
Steven is licensed to practice before all Hawai`i courts and is a registered patent attorney before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. His practice emphasizes all aspects of intellectual property law, including drafting patent applications, as well as business, real property, and compliance law.
Prior to law school, Steven worked in eBay’s Copyright and Trademark Infringement department, where he helped resolve a wide range of intellectual property disputes. During law school, Steven was the co-champion of his school’s Giles Sutherland Rich Intellectual Property Moot Court Competition. He was also a member of the nation’s first International Transactions Clinic, which provides pro bono services for socially responsible investors in emerging markets. Steven has also provided services for the Native Hawaiian Hospitality Association, where he interned as a first-year law student.
Steven is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association, the Hawaii State Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.
Steven is fluent in Spanish from living in South America for two years.
Steven's blog "IP Basics" is a resource for independant inventors and other creators of intellectual property.
- J.D., University of Michigan Law School, 2010
- B.S. in Physics & Astronomy, with Honors, Brigham Young University, 2006