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Jeffrey R. Anderson Joins Dunlap Codding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nicholas D. Rouse, Managing Shareholder 405-607-8600 nrouse@dunlapcodding.com

OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA – January 11, 2012 – Dunlap Codding is pleased to announce that Jeffrey R. Anderson has joined the firm. Anderson practices in all areas of intellectual property, with an emphasis on managing IP portfolios, negotiating complex intellectual property transactions and agreements, and drafting and prosecuting patent applications.  Prior to attending law school, Jeff gained significant field experience as an engineer.

Nick Rouse, Dunlap Codding’s Managing Shareholder said, “Jeff’s experience in house will be a significant benefit to our clients; he clearly understands their goals and constraints.  His deep knowledge of chemistry and engineering will also be valuable for clients.  We’re delighted he has chosen to join us.”  Anderson served as senior patent counsel for well-regarded companies such as ConocoPhillips and KiOR, Inc., a next generation renewable fuels company, prior to joining Dunlap Codding. 

At KiOR, Anderson served as the sole in-house counsel and was responsible for managing the company’s trademark and patent portfolio.  He worked with KiOR’s Vice President of Research & Development to establish and execute an IP and research strategy, among other accomplishments.  At ConocoPhillips, he negotiated complex, multi-million dollar, intellectual property transactions including research and technology in-licensing, served as the sole attorney supporting two major licensing programs, prepared and prosecuted multiple patent applications, and oversaw (and prepared) infringement, validity, and freedom-to-operate opinions in support of business unit objectives.  “I have enjoyed my experiences at KiOR and ConocoPhillips,” noted Anderson.  “I’m excited to join Dunlap Codding.  Their collegial atmosphere and deep understanding of client requirements, as well as their innovative approach to strategy, are very attractive.”

Anderson graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Law, receiving his J.D. with honors in 1997.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical and Petroleum Refining Engineering in 1985 from the Colorado School of Mines.

Dunlap Codding, P.C., is an Oklahoma City-based law firm serving regional, national and international clients. Established in 1957 as Oklahoma’s original intellectual property firm, Dunlap Codding remains the state’s largest and most versatile IP boutique. Dunlap Codding represents a substantial number of sophisticated client companies, and for the past 50 years has obtained more patents, trademarks and copyrights than any other firm in the region.

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Our goal is to celebrate the incredible diversity of creativity, innovation, and passion within Oklahoma City and to provide a venue—free of charge—to those groups and individuals working to bind us all together and make our home a cooler and better place. No strings attached—no extensive rules to follow. We simply ask that all of our neighbors be honored and that all viewpoints be respected. Our criteria for use is simple: If the event, group, or meeting is something which strengthens our community and brings us all together, the space is available for use.

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