Doug Grady is an intellectual property attorney who has been honored as one of the top 2.5% of Washington Super Lawyers® under 40 years old in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 – every year of eligibility; he has appeared in over 50 intellectual property actions, losing twice.
Mr. Grady's clients include a diverse group of IP and technology entities, including sole entrepreneurs, emerging/fast-growth/high-tech entities, Fortune 500 companies, and the State of Washington, for which he serves as Special Assistant Attorney General for intellectual property matters.
Doug's primary focus is on IP litigation and dispute resolution in federal courts and tribunals in the United States and internationally. He has served as trial counsel in multiple intellectual property trials, including a notable full defense jury verdict of patent non-infringement representing a 'Fortune 50' corporation, and a rare bench trial before the Honorable Richard A. Posner; he has a perfect record before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva, Switzerland in UDRP matters (Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy). He also works on transactional matters that arise under the patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and related internet/domain name laws.
For the five years prior to joining the Firm, Mr. Grady was a partner at a Seattle-based intellectual property boutique law firm. Prior to practicing law privately, Doug served as judicial clerk/extern to the Honorable Barbara Jacobs Rothstein in the United States District Court of Western Washington at Seattle.
Before practicing law, Mr. Grady was an international high-altitude/latitude mountain guide and mountaineering instructor for Mountain Madness (Seattle, Washington).