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About Kevin

Kevin Gray is the Managing Principal of Fish & Richardson’s Dallas office and the National Chair of the firm’s IP Licensing, Transactions, and Agreements practice, recently named by Intellectual Asset Management as one of the best in the country.

Mr. Gray’s practice encompasses all aspects of IP law, with an emphasis on complex transactions and licensing of intellectual property and other proprietary rights. Mr. Gray routinely handles more than 100 types of intellectual property licensing and technology agreements for organizations ranging from start-ups to technology transfer offices to multinational corporations. A representative list of such agreements and transactions may be found here.

Named by Intellectual Asset Management as one of the Top 250 IP Strategists and Licensing Attorneys in the world, Mr. Gray focuses particularly on designing and implementing IP-based monetization and enforcement strategies and provides subject matter expertise in disputes, including litigation cases. Mr. Gray’s work spans a broad field of technological and scientific disciplines, and his clients range from solo inventors to universities to Fortune 100® entities.

Publications

Mr. Gray is a contributing author to Fish’s IP Law Essentials.

Antitrust Issues with “No-Poaching” Agreements,” co-author, Fish IP Law Essentials Blog (October 15, 2020).

Bankruptcy and COVID-19: Issues for Licensors,” co-authored with Lance Wyatt, Fish IP Law Essentials Blog (May 11, 2020).

Bankruptcy and COVID-19: Issues for Licensees,” co-authored with Lance Wyatt, Fish IP Law Essentials Blog (May 11, 2020).

Drafted and assisted leading provider of proprietary specialty food product (client) in negotiation of Co-Manufacturing Agreement with significant downstream and fermentation processor;

Drafted and negotiated Collaboration and Technology License Agreement between a global provider of innovative pharmaceutical products and solutions (client) and a start-up in clinical therapeutics;

Drafted and assisted in the negotiation of an Artist Agreement under which a larger retail company (client) engaged a famous artist to create and restore some artwork for the client’s headquarters;

Drafted and negotiated a Restated and Amended Exclusive License Agreement between a biotech company (client) and a major university in connection with a billion dollar/year emerging technology co-developed by the parties;

Drafted and negotiated a Joint Development Agreement between a global provider of security services (client) and a global technology company under which the parties will collaborate on a first-of-its-kind marriage of technology;

Drafted a Software Subscription Service (SaaS) Agreement template for the provider of pioneering electronic health record software (client) and related services for use with dozens of licensees;

Drafted and negotiated a Data Transmission and Access Agreement under which a provider of insurance rating services (client) will share data with a global financial services firm to improve related services to client’s customers;

Drafted a Software License Agreement between a non-profit organization (client) and a for-profit application development company under which client’s collaborative software platform (matching solo service providers with paying customers) will be available through a mobile app;

Drafted and negotiated a License, Development and Commercialization Agreement between a biotech start-up (client) and a leading global pharmaceutical company for the client’s technology to be used in animal health pharmaceutical and diagnostic products; and

Designed and drafted Intra-Company Assignments and Licenses to assist a web-based services client in the worldwide protection and licensing of its IP.

Recognized as a Top Rated – AV® Preeminent® Lawyers in Intellectual Property Law

Named to IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners (2012–2020)

“Best Lawyers in Dallas,” D Magazine, 2003, 2007, 2009, 2011, and 2015

Named to “Texas Super Lawyers” Texas Monthly, 2003 – 2014

Named one of the Top 250 IP Strategists and Licensing Attorneys – 2010, by Intellectual Asset Management

Focus Areas
Education

J.D. cum laude, Oklahoma City University School of Law (1991)


B.S., Medical Microbiology, University of Oklahoma (1985)

Admissions
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office 1993
  • Texas 1991
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
Memberships & Affiliations

​Member:

Licensing Executive Society (LES)
American Intellectual Property Law Association (Past Chair, Cyberspace Committee on Domain Name Disputes and ICANN's Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy)
Dallas Bar Association
Texas Bar Association (Intellectual Property Section)
American Bar Association (Intellectual Property Section)
International Trademark Association (Past Member - Classification Subcommittee of the INTA Trademark Office Practices Committee)

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October 15, 2020
Antitrust Issues with "No-Poaching" Agreements
IP Law Essentials
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August 12, 2020
Fish & Richardson Receives Top “Gold” Ranking from IAM Patent 1000 for National Litigation Practice; National Rankings in the Plaintiff Firm and Prosecution Firm Categories
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Blog
May 11, 2020
Bankruptcy and COVID-19: Issues for Licensors
Authors: Lance Wyatt, J. Kevin Gray
Blogs
IP Law Essentials
Blog
May 11, 2020
Bankruptcy and COVID-19: Issues for Licensees
Authors: Lance Wyatt, J. Kevin Gray
Blogs
IP Law Essentials
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June 20, 2019
Fish & Richardson Receives Top “Gold” Ranking from IAM Patent 1000 for National Patent Litigation Practice
Press Release
Recognition
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June 14, 2018
Fish Receives Top “Gold” Ranking from IAM Patent 1000 for National Patent Litigation Practice
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July 24, 2017
Fish & Richardson Receives Top “Gold” Ranking from IAM Patent 1000 for National Patent Litigation Practice
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June 29, 2016
Fish Receives Top Tier 1 National Rankings in Patent Prosecution and Patent Litigation from The Legal 500
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June 15, 2016
Fish & Richardson Named to IAM Patent 1000 for National Patent Litigation and Prosecution Practices
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April 23, 2015
Two Attorneys from Fish & Richardson Named Dallas’ Best by D Magazine
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September 9, 2014
Fish & Richardson Teams Up with Sabre to Combat Human Trafficking
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June 4, 2010
Fish's Kevin Gray Named One of the World’s Top Patent and Licensing Attorneys
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