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William O. Gray, III

Direct Email: wgray@ostrolenk.com


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.S. in Chemistry, 1980
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, J.D., 1983

Mr. Gray counsels clients in patent infringement litigation, and obtains patents for clients in a wide range of chemical and biological technologies.  He has represented patent infringement litigants in the United States District Courts and Court of Appeals in a variety of technologies, including medical devices and computer systems.  He has also represented patent applicants before the United States Patent and Trademark Office in numerous arts, including molecular biology, organic and inorganic chemistry, medical diagnostics and pharmaceuticals. 

New York Bar
United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
United States Supreme Court
United States Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Affiliations
Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association

Awards and Honors
Morehead Scholarship, University of North Carolina


Representative Civil Actions and Patents
Mentor Corp. v. Coloplast, Inc., 998 F.2d 992 (Fed. Cir. 1993)
Direct Expression of Peptides into Culture Media, U.S. Patent 6,103,495
Pharmaceutical Compositions and Uses for Androst-5-Ene-3ß, 17ß-Diol, U.S. Patent 6,995,150
Oral Peptide Pharmaceutical Products, U.S. Patent 6,086,918
Method of Treating and/or Suppressing Weight Gain, U.S. Patent 6,710,059