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Dunlap Codding is pleased to announce associates Emily E. Campbell and D. Ward Hobson have both 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, Interne and E-Commerce Practice Group. Emily is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office and is an adjunct faculty member at Moore Norman Technology Center. 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.”