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ATLANTA (Tuesday, November 13, 2012) – Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is pleased to announce that attorney Dr. David E. Wigley has been named a 2012 College of Arts & Sciences Alumni Fellow by Mississippi State University.
The MSU Alumni Fellows program recognizes alumni who have distinguished themselves in their respective careers. They are selected by each college and the Meridian campus.
Dr. Wigley is a member of Sutherland’s Intellectual Property Practice Group, where he brings honed legal know-how and years of technical experience to his counsel in the intellectual property arena. His years of chemical research render him uniquely qualified to secure and protect the IP rights of companies involved in chemical, pharmaceutical, materials-related and polymer technologies. Dr. Wigley is a former professor of chemistry at the University of Arizona, where he was research director of a program in chemical synthesis and catalysis, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation.
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