Moore & Van Allen Law Firm, Attorneys
Practice Areas
  • J.D., The John Marshall Law School, magna cum laude
  • Ph.D., Purdue University
  • B.S., Purdue University
  • North Carolina
  • State of Illinois
  • USPTO as Patent Attorney
  • USPTO as Patent Agent
100 North Tryon Street
Suite 4700
Charlotte, NC 28202-4003

Chandra J. Duncan, PH.D.

Professional Affiliations

Chandra Duncan is an associate with Moore & Van Allen's Intellectual Property team. Dr. Duncan works with clients on a variety of matters, including intellectual property litigation and lifecycle management strategies, with focus on issues related to biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and medical devices. Her extensive training gives her a keen understanding of scientific matters in law.  She also has experience in food product development, industrial enzyme applications, enzymatic inhibitors, and pharmaceutical development.

She routinely provides patentability, non-infringement, and invalidity opinions in a variety of technologies, such as biologic drugs, chemical applications, medical devices, mechanical devices, and pharmaceuticals.

Dr. Duncan also assists clients in creating and implementing complex lifecycle management strategies, including planning in advance for potential litigation issues and whitespace development. Her practice encompasses domestic as well as foreign patent prosecution.

She has worked on numerous high-profile litigation cases involving claims such as patent infringement, trademark infringement, unfair competition, false advertising, and breaches of contract, helping to secure favorable outcomes for clients.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)