Chambers USA Ranks Dunlap Codding in Band 1 for Intellectual Property 2021
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA—May 31, 2021—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 consistently 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 2021.
Chambers described the firm as a “[r]espected 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.
Chambers noted that a client enthuse[d], “I have never filed a patent application that did not become a patent, thanks in large part to their ability to help me develop a strong patent application, as well as their shepherding of the application through the process, including overcoming objections.”
Chambers said Marc Brockhaus “is phenomenal to work with and is a master at getting past office actions.”
Regarding Emily Campbell, Chambers observed she “has vast experience handling a wide variety of IP matters, including licensing issues and enforcement strategies.”
According to Chambers, “Nick Rouse remains a leading IP practitioner with significant expertise in mechanical engineering matters.” They quote a source as saying, “Our experience with Nick is very good and has been for many years. Nick is an excellent communicator and explains topics well.”
Finally, Chambers noted that Doug Sorocco “is respected for his IP practice, which includes patent prosecution and transactional matters.” A client is quoted as saying, “Doug is great at learning our business strategy and helping us develop an IP strategy to match.” Dunlap Codding, with offices in Austin, Chicago, Oklahoma City, and Washington, D.C., serves sophisticated international, national, and regional clients. Established in 1957 as Oklahoma’s original intellectual property firm, Dunlap Codding remains the region’s largest and most versatile IP boutique providing counsel in the areas of patent, trademark, copyright, and entertainment law as well as related litigation and licensing services.