PR Log - Nov 02, 2011 - Contact: Nicholas D. Rouse, Managing Shareholder 405-607-8600
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA – November 1, 2011 – Dunlap Codding is pleased to announce the addition of three new associate attorneys in 2011, Michelle L. Briggs, Ann M. Robl and Timothy J. Singleton.
Michelle Briggs’ practice focuses on trademarks, copyrights, entertainment and Internet law as well as licensing, transactional, and litigation matters. She graduated from the Oklahoma City University School of Law where she ranked in the top 20% of her class. During law school, Michelle served as the Vice President of the Intellectual Property Student Association and was a member of Phi Delta Phi, a member and treasurer of OCU merit scholars, and a student member of the Holloway Inn of Court. She was on the Dean’s List from 2009 to 2011, and on the Faculty Honor Roll in 2011.
Michelle received her B.A. in Corporate Communications and Public Affairs in 2005 from Southern Methodist University.
Ann Robl concentrates her intellectual property practice in the areas of patents, patentability analysis, prior art search, licensing and prosecution. She graduated with distinction from the University of Oklahoma College of Law in May 2011, where she was inducted into the national Order of Barristers as one of ten graduating students recognized for outstanding performance in oral advocacy and support of oral advocacy programs. Ann was a member of the Oklahoma Journal of Law and Technology editorial staff and was named Best Note Editor of the publication in 2011. She was on the Dean’s Honor Roll from 2008 to 2011, and received an Academic Achievement Award for Legal Research & Writing in 2009. In 2009, she was a member of the Calvert Moot Court Elite Eight Teams and a Top Ten Individual Speaker. In law school, Ann also competed in moot court and client counseling competitions, and was twice named a competition Top Ten Best Speaker. From 2008 to 2011, she was the recipient of the William T. Comfort Scholarship. Ann received her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Villanova University, where she graduated, cum laude, in 1995.
Tim Singleton practices in the areas of intellectual property, licensing and patent law. He is involved in counseling and transactional work involving all aspects of intellectual property. He received his J.D. for the University of Tulsa College of Law in 2010, where he was a member of Phi Delta Phi and was inducted into the national Order of Barristers. He received his B.A., cum laude, from the University of Oklahoma in 2004. While a student at the University of Tulsa College of Law, Tim was inducted into Phi Delta Phi. During law school, he served as the editor of the Tulsa Journal of Comparative and International Law and of the Tulsa Law Review. He received the CALI Award for Excellence: Electronic Discovery, May 2010, the CALI Award for Excellence: Foreign Relations, May 2009, and was awarded 1st place in the Criminal Law Trial Advocacy Competition, in 2006, 2007, and 2009.
Tim served as an intern with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Oklahoma and a judicial intern for Justice Marian Opala, Oklahoma Supreme Court. He also received an M.S. in Computer Science in 2010 from the University of Tulsa, and a B.A., cum laude, from the University of Oklahoma in 2004.
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.