Duke focuses his practice on intellectual property. He is a registered patent attorney with broad intellectual property experience in patent preparation and prosecution, patent and trademark portfolio management, freedom-to-operate studies, and license agreements. He counsels a wide variety of clients, ranging from Fortune 50 companies to small and mid-sized businesses, in all phases of intellectual property law including patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. Duke’s preparation and prosecution of patent applications practice focuses primarily on the computer science, electrical, and mechanical arts. Example areas of experience include cloud computing, artificial intelligence, hard disk drives, wireless communications, video compression, routers, betting and gaming, RFIDs, manufacturing systems, banking and financial systems, payment networks, computer systems, e-commerce, software, medical devices, and business methods. He also routinely provides intellectual property litigation support, including patent claim construction analysis and patent validity studies.
(B.S., Electrical Engineering, with distinction, 2001)
(J.D. with honors, 2005)
Managing Editor, The North Carolina Journal of Law and Technology (NC JOLT)