Tynia A. Watson will serve as a director in the firm’s Oklahoma City office
OKLAHOMA CITY – Crowe & Dunlevy recently announced the election of Tynia A. Watson to the position of director in the firm’s Oklahoma City office. With nearly a decade of experience, Watson will continue to represent clients as part of Crowe & Dunlevy’s Cannabis Industry, Intellectual Property, Litigation & Trial and Energy, Environment & Natural Resources Practice Groups.
Watson’s intellectual property (IP) law experience includes assisting clients with IP litigation, trademark clearance and registration, patent prosecution, trade secrets, copyright issues, IT licensing and compliance and unfair competition. She also counsels clients in oil and gas matters, environmental law issues, cannabis IP and numerous general litigation disputes.
Since 2018, Watson has been listed in Best Lawyers in America for Copyright Law and Trademark Law. She has also been recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers in the fields of Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Litigation and General Litigation.*
She graduated summa cum laude from Oklahoma City University School of Law where she was a member of the William J. Holloway, Jr. Inn of Court and served as president of the Intellectual Property Group. Also during law school, she won CALI Awards of Excellence in Civil Procedure II, Copyright Law and Art and Cultural Heritage Law. Watson holds a Master of Business Administration from Oklahoma State University and a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from The University of Oklahoma.
Before beginning a career in law, Watson spent several years as a technical marketing manager for a worldwide technology company and worked as an application engineer for an oil field equipment company. This technical background and business experience uniquely positions her to relate to clients with legal issues associated with IP and a variety of technology.
Watson is actively involved in her community, serving as a Girl Scouts Leader and a member of Moore Norman Business Development Advisory Board.
*Crowe & Dunlevy has no input in the rating methodologies used by Best Lawyers or Super Lawyers.