James A. Duggan

Co-Managing Member

Service Specialties

  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights
  • Licensing
  • Litigation and Litigation Support
  • Intellectual Property Management
  • Client Counseling Services

Jim Duggan’s practice is focused in the areas of patent, trademark, and copyright law. Jim’s patent practice is focused in the area of mechanical and electro-mechanical systems, including automotive systems, vehicular power train technologies, photovoltaic devices and systems, and medical devices. Prior to the practice of Intellectual Property Law, Jim enjoyed a 20-year career with Dana Corporation in Driveline Engineering and Research and Development. His engineering background provides a strong technical backdrop to help clients protect their IP assets. He is a named inventor on 30 U.S. Patents in the areas of drive train components and related systems.

Technology Areas

  • Electro-Mechanical/Mechanical/Manufacturing/Automotive
  • Fluid Handling Systems/Pumps & Valves/HVAC
  • Glass Fiber Composites/Building Materials/Forestry Products/Furniture
  • Medical/Medical Devices
  • Photovoltaics Technologies


  • Ohio
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana


  • Toledo Bar Association (Member, Intellectual Property Committee)
  • Toledo Intellectual Property Law Association (Past President)
  • Society of Automotive Engineers


  • Juris Doctor (Certificate of Concentration in Intellectual Property Law), The University of Toledo
  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, The University of Toledo
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, The University of Toledo

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