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Dunlap Codding Shareholder Douglas J. Sorocco Named A 2016 BTI Client Service All Star

OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA—March 1, 2016—Dunlap Codding is pleased to announce that Douglas J. Sorocco has been selected as a 2016 Client Service All Star based on interviews with more than 300 general counsel and legal decision-makers, according to BTI Consulting Group.  Doug was one of only 30 IP attorneys in the country chosen because of their focus on “client needs and goals, thought leadership, business understanding, legal skills, good value and outstanding results.”  BTI president and founder Michael Rynowecer said that one reason these IP attorneys stood out to clients was “because of their ability to provide IP strategy in a way that enhances a company’s goals….These attorneys look beyond the patent, trademark or IP issue in front of them and see the broader perspective….They see the impacts of IP law and where it is headed and provide advice, like when clients ought to change the way they apply for protection to avoid exposure or risk.” 

Dunlap Codding’s Managing Shareholder Nicholas D. Rouse said, “We have always known that Doug sets the gold standard for providing strategic counsel and superlative client service.  All of us at the firm continuously strive to emulate the example he sets.” 

Sorocco practices in the areas of intellectual property, technology, licensing, life sciences and patent law and is involved in counseling and transactional work involving all aspects of intellectual property. He is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Doug regularly counsels clients in all aspects of intellectual property including acquisition and commercialization of intellectual property, portfolio management, licensing, and transactional matters. He is ranked in the top band of Oklahoma’s top intellectual property practitioners by the highly regarded Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.  He is an adjunct faculty member at the Oklahoma City University School of Law and in the Physiology Department at the University of Oklahoma’s Health Sciences Center.


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DC on Film Row is a free event space open to everyone in our community.

We like to say that the space is a “home for creatives and innovators, home builders and the homeless, celebrators and the celebrated” so people understand that we are inclusive and want everyone from throughout our community using our space.

Our goal is to celebrate the incredible diversity of creativity, innovation, and passion within Oklahoma City and to provide a venue—free of charge—to those groups and individuals working to bind us all together and make our home a cooler and better place. No strings attached—no extensive rules to follow. We simply ask that all of our neighbors be honored and that all viewpoints be respected. Our criteria for use is simple: If the event, group, or meeting is something which strengthens our community and brings us all together, the space is available for use.

The space has hosted everything from charitable fundraisers to an underground nightclub party to celebrate Canterbury Choral Society’s 45th anniversary season. We host dinners for the OKC homeless population most Monday evenings where upwards of 250 people are served—we provide the space and soft drinks and a local church provides the food. We’ve hosted university planning retreats and monthly local rock concerts.

Every Wednesday, we open up the courtyard for lunch, invite a local food truck to set up outside our gates, and welcome our downtown neighbors into the space for a bit of socialization.

Our never-ending soda fountain seems to be the biggest hit with some of our neighbors while others spend time playing pool or simply chatting about what is happening on the weekend.

For October we turn the space into a haunted house and invite the neighborhood children to come out and trick-or-treat.

Got an idea for how to use the space? Just ask us – we’re almost certain to say yes!

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