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 that Barbara Krebs Yuill, Ph.D., has been named to the Oklahoma Rising Stars list as one of the top attorneys in Oklahoma for 2011. She was also named to the list in 2010. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected to the list. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.
Barb practices in the areas of patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret law. She counsels clients in all aspects of intellectual property including patent drafting and prosecution, preparation of patent infringement and patent validity opinions; trademark clearance and registration; license preparation and negotiation; and copyright infringement defense and negotiation.
Barb has prepared patent applications in the areas of nanoparticle manufacture, treatment and use; chemical processing; metallurgical and ceramic materials and manufacture; oil field chemicals and drilling methods; environmental remediation technologies; and mechanical devices for the medical, veterinary and sporting goods industries.
Prior to becoming a patent attorney, Barb was employed by Atlantic Richfield (ARCO) as a research engineer where she was co-inventor of U.S. Patent No. 4,579,589 “Process For The Recovery Of Precious Metals From A Roaster Calcine Leach Residue”; U.S. Patent No. 4,752,332 “Treating Manganese Containing Ores With A Metal Sulfide”; U.S. Patent No. 4,740,243 “Metal Value Recovery From Metal Sulfide Containing Ores”; and Canadian Patent No. 1,258,181 “Process For Producing Enriched Mineral Ore Concentrates.”
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.