Serving as the leader of the firm’s semiconductor practice and as a member of the firm’s fintech and technology industry teams, Andrew J. Gray IV concentrates his practice on intellectual property litigation and prosecution and on strategic IP counseling. Andrew advises both established companies and startups on AI, machine learning, Blockchain, cryptocurrency, computer, and Internet law issues, financing and transactional matters that involve technology firms, and the sale and licensing of technology. He represents clients in patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret cases before state and federal trial and appellate courts throughout the United States, before the US Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board, and before the US International Trade Commission.
In addition to IP litigation and counseling, Andrew provides IP portfolio management services for both startup and Fortune 500 firms. He is a member of several bar associations in addition to the International Trademark Association (INTA) and the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA). Andrew is a Senior Editor of INTA’s Trademark Reporter.
Andrew, the host of Morgan Lewis’s popular First Cup of Coffee technology program, frequently speaks at institutions around the United States, including Stanford Law School, the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, the Licensing Executives Society, and the AIPLA. He is also an active member of Morgan Lewis’s Electric Vehicles working group.
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, 1992, J.D.
University of Texas, 1989, B.A.
District of Columbia
US Supreme Court
US Patent and Trademark Office
Clerkship to Judge James Trimble of the US District Court for the Western District of Louisiana
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Intellectual Property, Law360 (2019)
Member, Litigation Department of the Year–Intellectual Property, The American Lawyer (2019)