Cody J. Cooper
Cody J. Cooper represents individuals and companies in a wide range of civil litigation matters. His practice concentrates on commercial litigation, intellectual property and labor and employment law. He recently returned to school to obtain his patent license and is currently studying to take the patent bar.
Cody graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Law with Honors. While in law school, he served as the managing editor of the American Indian Law Review, Magister (President) of the legal honors fraternity Phi Delta Phi and was on the Dean’s Honor Roll. He was also a mentor on the Dean’s Leadership Council for incoming law students and earned the American Jurisprudence Award for Civil Procedure II. He was a semi-finalist at the University of West Virginia Energy Law Moot Court Competition.
Cody received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma, majoring in Finance and Management Information Systems. As an undergraduate student, he worked for a Fortune 100 company as a systems analyst intern in the business and technology group, working with a number of complex software suites that provided critical services to the business.
He has published articles on both E-Discovery and Bring Your Own Device Policies in the workplace.
Cody is actively involved in community and charitable organizations such as serving on the advisory board for NewView Oklahoma, an organization whose mission is focused upon empowering and assisting individuals who suffer from blindness or vision impairment.
Born and raised in Norman, Oklahoma, Cody now lives in Oklahoma City. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with friends and family, playing sports and attending Oklahoma City Thunder and Sooner sporting events.
- University of Oklahoma (B.B.A. with Distinction, 2009)
- University of Oklahoma College of Law (J.D. with Honors, 2012)
- 2012, Oklahoma
- 2012, U.S. District Court, Western, Northern, and Eastern Districts of Oklahoma
- American Bar Association
- Oklahoma Bar Association (Technology Committee)
- Oklahoma County Bar Association
- Oklahoma County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division (Board Member)
- Luther Bohanon Inn of Court
- Tried in state and federal court
- Defended actions alleging misappropriation of trade secrets, copyright violations, patent disputes, deceptive trade practices and trademark disputes
- Defended product manufacturers against claims of product liability, manufacturing defects, design defects and failure to adequately warn
- Represented companies and individuals in lawsuits involving allegations of breach of contract, class action claims, faulty construction services, medical malpractice, estate disputes, negligence and fraud
- Represented plaintiffs and defendants in lawsuits involving personal injury including wrongful death actions
- Represented oil and gas companies in obtaining receiverships over mineral owners who could not be located
- Represents individuals and companies in a wide range of civil litigation matters
- Member, Oklahoma County Bar Association Awards Committee
- Author, “Judge orders plaintiff to produce Facebook file”, The Journal Record, (June 23, 2016)
- Author, “Tort reform shows how Oklahoma product liability law evolves”, The Journal Record, (June 4, 2015)
- Author, “An Overview of Oklahoma Product Liability Law”, 86 OKLA B. J. 830 (April 18, 2015)
- Author, “In the wake of Ferguson”, The Journal Record, Dec 3, 2014)
- Author, “Technology: E-Discovery Under Rule 26″, The Oklahoma Bar Journal, VOl 84, No. 8 (March 16, 2013)
- “Trend puts employees on hook for electronic devices”, The Journal Record, (October 24, 2013)
- Author, “The “Bring Your Own Device” Boon Comes at the Expense of Security. How Can You Protect Your Business?”, Sept. 24, 2013)