BA, BSEE, JD, University of Iowa
Richard M. Gray is Associate General Counsel in the Department of Defense (DOD) Office of the General Counsel, where his primary duties include advising senior DOD officials on cybersecurity and information law, intellectual property, information and technology acquisitions, and technology transfer. Mr. Gray chairs the Patents, Data, and Copyrights Committee of the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council, and serves as a subject matter specialist for the Federal Acquisition Regulation teams. Mr. Gray has also held positions in the Air Force Office of the General Counsel and the Navy Office of General Counsel. Mr. Gray is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, a member of the Illinois Bar, and a frequent lecturer and author, including (with James G. McEwen, David S. Bloch, and John T. Lucas) IP and Technology in Government Contracts: Procurement and Partnering at the Federal and State Level (2014 ed.). Mr. Gray lectures at GW in his personal capacity, not in connection with his official duties at DOD.