YOUR IP FIRM – SINCE 1974
R. William Wray & Associates provides comprehensive services for inventors, companies, and legal associates on all aspects of intellectual property.
R. William Wray & Associates provides trademark attorneys and patent lawyers in Ottawa, and we serve clients from all over Canada. Our team comprises very knowledgeable and experienced lawyers to help protect your intellectual rights. To know more about our lawyers, read below.
David M. Wray –Patent and Trademark Attorney
David M. Wray is the managing partner. He received his Bachelor of Laws degree from Queen's University at Kingston and a B.A. (honours). He is a registered patent and trademark attorney, notary public, member of the Canadian Bar Association, and a fellow of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada. His law firm acts for clients in respect of their litigation matters.
Elizabeth Moore – Clinical Lecturer in Microbiology
Elizabeth Moore obtained her B.Sc. in Microbiology with first class honours from the University of Manchester, England. She qualified as a medical doctor in London and practised in several teaching hospitals in the U.K. before being appointed clinical lecturer in microbiology at the University of Bristol. Dr. Moore has published work in various aspects of microbiology and medicine and has gained a research doctorate from the University of Bristol.
John Lamb – Patent Agent
John Lamb obtained his B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Durham, England, before moving to Canada and qualifying as a patent agent. Prior to becoming associated with our firm, he was an examiner in the patent office and a senior patent agent with the Department of National Defence as well as with other private practice firms.
Peter Lawrence – Patent Agent
Peter Lawrence obtained his B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Leeds, England. He worked as a development engineer in defense-related radar and missile-control systems for Plessey and the General Electric Company in the U.K. He joined the Canadian Patent Office and worked as an examiner in the areas of examination, classification, information retrieval systems, and international affairs. He qualified as a Canadian Patent Agent. Prior to becoming associated with our firm, he was a senior officer in the Space Directorate in the Department of Industry.
R. William Wray – Consultant and Founder
R. William Wray founded the firm in 1974. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from London University, England, and became a chartered electrical engineer. Mr. Wray qualified as a chartered patent attorney in the U.K. in 1961 and later as a patent and trademark agent in Canada. He worked with the British Broadcasting Corporation, Pye Ltd. in Cambridge, Decca Radar Ltd., and IBM in the U.K., Mr. Wray joined a major Canadian patent and trademark firm before forming a new firm with two other patent agents. Mr. Wray has now retired from active practice and acts as a consultant to our firm.