Douglas Grady

Foster Pepper PLLC

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3rd Avenue 1111
Seattle 98101 WA US

Douglas Grady litigates patents and other intellectual property matters exclusively; he has appeared in more than 75 intellectual property litigation matters. Notable victories include:

  •  Defense of Herrenknecht in a patent infringement action (N.D. Ohio; 13-2113). Two other companies (not represented by Mr. Grady) entered a consent decree conceding infringement and paying damages. Mr. Grady led a team that obtained a full and free license to the asserted patent five months after the Plaintiff filed suit; Herrenknecht paid nothing.
  •  Defense of Redfin in a patent infringement action (E.D. Texas; 12-304). Ten other companies (not represented by Mr. Grady) elected to settle in lieu of litigation. Mr. Grady lead a team that invalidated the asserted patent; Redfin paid nothing.
  •  Defense of K2 in a patent infringement action (W.D. Washington; 07-1660). Mr. Grady was second chair on a team that invalidated the asserted patent; the decision was affirmed by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. K2 paid nothing.
  •  A perfect record before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO; Geneva, Switzerland) in UDRP matters (Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy).

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 select intellectual property matters.

He works across a broad range of technology arts and practices, including electrical digital data processing products and processes, medical devices, gearing machine elements, proprietary assemblies for tunnel boring machines, petro-chemical refinery equipment, cylindrical magnetrons, GPS and cellular technology, electronic circuits, microprocessors, and a myriad of computer software.

In addition to litigation matters, Mr. Grady represents select clients on strategic portfolio and transactional matters that arise under the patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and related internet and domain name laws.


  • J.D., Seattle University School of Law (cum laude), 2004
  • B.A., Wheaton College


  • Washington, 2005
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
  • Washington State of Appeals
  • Washington State Supreme Court


  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section


  • Foster Pepper PLLC, Member 2011-Present
  • Black Lowe & Graham PLLC, Member 2005-2011


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