William Gray

William O. Gray, III


212-596-0595 (Direct)

[email protected]

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.


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

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, J.D., 1983


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