Intellectual Property Litigation; Intellectual Property; Copyright Law; Trademark Law
Ray is a Partner with Calfee's Intellectual Property practice; he has a broad range of experience in all aspects of trademark, copyright and unfair competition matters. Ray has prosecuted numerous trademark and copyright applications and represented many clients in proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board and the U.S. Customs Service. He also counsels clients on the acquisition, clearance, maintenance, licensing, enforcement and transfer of intellectual property rights and Internet domain names.
Ray’s intellectual property litigation experience includes numerous appearances as lead counsel in civil actions and/or appeals of trademark, copyright, false advertising, counterfeiting and unfair competition matters in federal courts across the United States and before various federal agencies.
Member, International Trademark Association; Member and Past Officer, Cleveland Intellectual Property Association; Board of Trustees, (2006-present), serving four terms as Board President, Geauga County Public Library
J.D., magna cum laude, University of Michigan Law School, Law Review Associate and Contributing Editor, Order of the Coif, Campell Moot Court Finalist, 1985; B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Miami University, 1982