James M. Duncan

James M. Duncan

Partner
Location:
Bakersfield, California
Phone:
661-401-7755
Fax:
661-326-0418
Email:
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James M. Duncan, a partner in the Intellectual Property Department, focuses his practice in the areas of intellectual property - prosecution and litigation of patents, trademarks and copyrights, and business and commercial litigation. Jim is a registered patent attorney who joined the firm in 2002.

Areas of Practice

  • Intellectual Property – Prosecution and Litigation of Patents
  • Trademarks & Copyrights
  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Licenses

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1992
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2002
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1997

Education

  • McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, Sacramento, California
    • Juris Doctor - 1992
  • New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
    • Bachelor of Science - 1980

Honors and Awards

  • AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest designation, 2012-Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kern County Bar Association, 1993 - Present
  • State Bar of California, 1992 - Present
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1999 - Present
  • American Bar Association, 1999 - Present
  • Society of Petroleum Engineers of AIME, 1981 - Present

Professional Experience

  • Klein, DeNatale, Goldner, Cooper, Rosenlieb & Kimball, LLP., 2002-Present
  • Getty Oil Company, Engineer, 1981 - 1983
  • Texaco Oil Company, Engineer, 1983 - 1989
  • Byrum, Holland & Griffin, 1993 - 1997
  • Perlman & Duncan, 1997 - 2002
  • United States Army Veteran, 9th Infantry Division, 1974 - 1977