Charles W. Gray / 古怀恩

Charles Gray focuses his practice on patent counseling and prosecution of both U.S. and international patent applications. In addition, he has significant experience in providing patent invalidity and infringement analysis and drafting written opinions. He advises his clients on a wide range of intellectual property matters, including licensing negotiations.

Mr. Gray counsels his clients in a variety of technology fields, with a particular emphasis on computer networking, satellite, cellular, and other wireless communications, computer architecture, software systems and financial transactions.

Mr. Gray has an extensive Asian-area practice with a focus on Chinese patent counseling and prosecution. He has lived and worked in Asia and has extensive knowledge of Chinese patent practice and is also fluent in Mandarin Chinese. He is a guest lecturer at Fudan University in Shanghai, Hong Kong University and Tsinghua University in Beijing.

Prior to practicing law, Mr. Gray was a software engineer and project manager, where he developed adaptive language, music, and mathematics learning software. Mr. Gray also developed collaborative legal English learning software and program environments designed for Chinese judges and attorneys.

Mr. Gray was recognized as a Colorado “Rising Star” in the area of Intellectual Property by Super Lawyers magazine in 2013.


University of Denver College of Law, J.D. (2006)

Brigham Young University, B.S., Computer Science (2003)

Court Admissions



“Five Tips to Consider for Doing Business in China,” January 30, 2020

“3 Key Takeaways | Intellectual Property Enforcement in China,” December 6, 2019

“5 Key Takeaways | Recent Changes to Patent Law in Asia,” August 19, 2019

“Recent Changes to Patent Law in Asia and Export Controls,” KTIPS 2019, August 5, 2019

“Executive Order On Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain: Steps You Need to Take,” May 23, 2019

“Key Takeaways: Patent Prosecution: Latest Trends and Best Practices in Asia,” August 25, 2017

“2017 Intellectual Property Forum,” The Evergreen Laurel Hotel, April 13, 2017

“Intellectual Property Law Seminar 2016,” Parkyard Hotel, October 25, 2016

“Getting the Best Patents for Your Money,” Intellectual Property Law Seminar, October 25, 2016