Two Dunlap Codding Associates Named to Oklahoma Rising Stars 2013
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA – October 16, 2013 – Dunlap Codding is pleased to announce that associates Emily E. Campbell (Intellectual Property) and D. Ward Hobson (Intellectual Property Litigation) have been selected for inclusion in Oklahoma Rising Stars 2013.
Emily E. Campbell was recognized in Intellectual Property. Emily provides strategic counsel to clients and heads the firm’s Trademarks, Copyrights, Internet and E-Commerce Practice Group. Emily is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. She graduated from Oklahoma City University School of Law in May 2007. Prior to law school, she received her B.S. in Industrial Engineering in December 2003 from the University of Oklahoma.
D. Ward Hobson was recognized for Intellectual Property Litigation. Ward practices primarily in the area of intellectual property law and particularly in the area of intellectual property litigation. Ward has represented clients in various state and federal courts regarding patent and trademark disputes and has represented clients in the prosecution of various technologies before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. In addition, he regularly counsels clients regarding the acquisition, development, commercialization, and licensing of intellectual property assets. Before joining Dunlap Codding, Ward worked with the University of Oklahoma, Office of Technology Development, where he prepared patentability and marketing reports for a variety of inventions disclosed by University researchers.
To be eligible for inclusion in Rising Stars, a candidate must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in a state are named to the Rising Stars list. Managing Shareholder Nick Rouse said, “We are pleased that Emily and Ward have been named Rising Stars in 2013. We congratulate them as well as others named to Oklahoma Rising Stars. The future of Oklahoma intellectual property law is in good hands.”
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. The firm is a member of Primerus, an International Society of Law Firms.