Kevin T. Duncan2018-07-10T21:13:00+00:00

Kevin Duncan
Founding Partner
kduncan@dgeglaw.com

Kevin, a registered US patent attorney, focuses his practice on intellectual property with particular emphasis on all aspects of patent law, including product clearance counseling and opinions, patent preparation and prosecution, patent litigation and mediation, and licensing and transactional matters. Kevin has extensive experience in complex patent practice matters, including patent interference, reissues, reexaminations, petitions, appeals and protests. In addition, Kevin has experience in trademark and copyright procurement and litigation matters; unfair competition and deceptive trade practices; misappropriation of trade secrets, and other issues relating to intellectual property rights. Kevin concentrates on the technical areas of electronics, controls, communications, DSPs, semi-conductors, and e-commerce.

AREA OF PRACTICE

Kevin has prepared and prosecuted patent applications in the electrical arts, including electronic circuits, software, controls, communications, DSPs, semiconductors, and e-commerce, and in the mechanical arts, including compressor technology, hydrostatic transmissions, power tools, medical devices, and vapor recovery systems.  Kevin’s experiences include complex patent practice matters, patent interferences, reissues, reexaminations, petitions and appeals.  Kevin has experience in product clearance counseling and in analyzing patents and rendering opinions concerning validity, enforcement and infringement issues. Kevin has experience in enforcement of IP rights in complex patent and trademark litigation and mediation including, preliminary injunction proceedings, discovery, Markman hearings, summary judgment proceedings, and trial.  Kevin has experience in jury trials related to patent infringement representing both patent-holders and alleged infringers. In addition, Kevin has experience in trademark and copyright procurement and litigation; unfair competition and deceptive trade practices; misappropriation of trade secrets, and other issues relating to IP rights.  Kevin has experience in transactional matters, including licensing, asset transfer, and due diligence. Kevin has negotiated patent licenses, settlements and other agreements.

PAST PRACTICE

  • Duncan Galloway Egan and Greenwald, PLLC-December 2015-Present
  • Valenti Hanley & Robinson, PLLC-2008-2015
  • Greenbaum Doll & McDonald, PLLC-2006-2008
  • Hunton & Williams, LLP’S IP’S & Litigation-1998-2006
  • Baker & Daniels-1994-1998

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS

  • Kentucky State Bar
  • Indiana Bar Association
  • Virginia State Bar (inactive)
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • AIPLA

EDUCATION

  • J.D., University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, 1994
  • M.E.E., University of Louisville, Speed Scientific School, 1991
  • B.S., University of Louisville, Speed Scientific School, Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, 1986

ORGANIZATIONS, COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Patent Lawyers Club of Washington, D.C. (inactive; past President)
  • Shively Area Ministries – Board of Directors

PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS

  • Co-author, Buyer beware: A cross-license may still be lurking, The National Law Journal, 07/24/00
  • Co-author, ‘Intel’ Case Illustrates the Perils of
  • Cross-Licenses, The National Law Journal, 10/22/01
  • Developments in Patent Law 2004, DC Bar Association
  • Patent Law Update 2006, Louisville Bar Association
  • Corporate Update 2006 and 2007, (CLE credit)
  • Kentucky Update 2008, Kentucky Bar Association (Louisville and Lexington)
  • What IP Issues Keep In-house Counsel Up At Night – Litigation, Louisville Bar Association, 2009
  • Law In Film, Louisville Bar Association, 2009