Brian W. Gray

Brian Gray is a mediator and arbitrator with ADR Chambers.

Brian’s areas of expertise include intellectual property, technology, marketing, advertising and media.  He has over 40 years of experience resolving disputes involving patents, trademarks, copyright, licensing, software and information technology.  Brian’s experience spans many industries including entertainment, telecommunications, finance, biotechnology, chemistry, consumer goods and computer technology.

Before becoming a full time neutral, Brian was a senior partner and member of the Arbitration Core Group at Norton Rose Fulbright Canada.  Prior to that, he was head of the IP department at McCarthy Tetrault and was the co-founder of the IP department at Blake, Cassels and Graydon. Brian spent his early years as a lawyer and patent agent at Ridout & Maybee.

Brian is a mediator and arbitrator with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and a mediator with the International Trademark Association (INTA).  He is on the panel of the Canadian International Internet Dispute Resolution Centre and a member of IP Neutrals of Canada.  Brian is a member of the Arbitration Committee of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

Brian earned his B.A. and M.A. at Cornell University and a LL.B. at the University of Toronto Law School. He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association and the American Bar Association and is a Fellow of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada and a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Brian is available to mediate and arbitrate in-person and virtually.

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