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Patent star 2021

Trade mark star 2021

Practice areas:

Patent litigation
Patent strategy & counseling
Trade mark litigation

Industry sectors:

Financial services
Medical devices
Technology hardware

Mark Dukes chairs the intellectual property law and litigation group at Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP. His practice involves patents, trademarks, litigation, unfair trade practices, advertising, and international law.


Year Joined Firm: 2000


University of South Carolina School of Law, JD 1989

Clemson University, BS, 1984

Network Memberships:

  • American Bar Association
  • DRI - The Voice of the Defense Bar
  • Columbia Information Technology Council of the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce
  • Permanent Member, U.S. Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference