Tod Duncan focuses on life sciences and biotechnology related patent litigation before the Federal District courts and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. He also maintains an active pro bono practice.

Dr. Duncan received his PhD from University College London where he studied the molecular biology and biochemistry of how cells become cancerous. He was then a post-doctoral researcher for a number of years, investigating how cells respond to and repair damage to their DNA. He has an extensive publication record in peer-reviewed journals and has co-authored two college biology textbooks.

During law school Dr. Duncan was an associate editor on the Denver Law Review, and served as a judicial extern for Chief Justice Brian D. Boatright of the Colorado Supreme Court and for Judge Christine Arguello of the United States District Court for the District of Colorado.


  • JD, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2021
  • PhD, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University College London, 2001
  • BSc (Hons), Cell Biology, University of East Anglia, 1997
  • Colorado

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