Steven R. Gray, an associate at Ashford & Wriston, was admitted to the Hawai`i bar in 2011 and joined the firm in 2011.
Steven’s practice emphasizes all aspects of intellectual property law, as well as business formation, and labor and employment law. Steven is a registered patent attorney before the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and is licensed to practice before all Hawai`i courts.
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. Steven is currently serving on the board of the Intellectual Property and Technology Law section of the Hawaii State Bar Association (HSBA). 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 patent litigation blog focuses primarily on patent infringement-related actions filed in the U.S. District Court District of Hawaii:
Steven's blog "IP Basics" provides a resource for independent 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