Chambers USA Ranks Dunlap Codding in Band 1 for Intellectual Property 2019

OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA—April 30, 2019—Dunlap Codding is pleased to be ranked in Band 1 (the top band) for intellectual property by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. The publication is widely regarded as the most reliable and intensively researched of all lawyer rating directories. Chambers USA began ranking Oklahoma Intellectual Property firms in 2010. Dunlap Codding has been a top-ranked firm since the inaugural coverage of the state’s intellectual property practitioners and is again ranked in Band 1 for 2019. 

Chambers described the firm as a “Respected boutique with a global clientele, partnering with companies of all sizes to provide long-term strategic and holistic IP portfolio management. Particularly noted for its high level of patent prosecution activity and representation of clients seeking to protect IP assets in the healthcare, life sciences, engineering and entertainment sectors. Also active on licensing, trade secrets and rights of publicity issues. Noted for its representation of universities and Fortune 500 companies.” Chambers additionally quoted sources regarding the strengths of the team: 

  • “The team works together very well….We have been happy with our experiences working with them.”
  • “They are a very strong boutique firm.” 

Chambers said Marc Brockhaus “maintains a formidable IP practice that spans a range of contentious and transactional concerns. He acts for clients from a range of industries while fielding particular expertise in the electrical engineering space.”

Regarding Emily Campbell, Chambers said, "[Emily] provides counsel to clients on a range of highly complex licensing and trademark matters. She also excels in IP enforcement strategies. ‘She is an excellent lawyer with great personal skills,’ observe impressive sources.” 

According to Chambers, Nick Rouse maintains an impressive IP practice. “He comes recommended for his expert handling of mechanical engineering matters, and is praised for his, ‘knowledge of subject matter and excellent guidance.’” 

Finally, Chambers described Doug Sorocco as attracting “praise for his expert handling of patent prosecutions, which form part of his broader transactional and counseling practice. He draws on notable strength in the life sciences space.”