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Safeguarding innovation demands proactive IP counsel known for thought leadership and creative legal strategies. Safeguarding innovation demands Oblon.
Oblon’s Trainee Reunion Event 2018 – Tokyo
Oblon’s trainee reunion was held last Friday in Tokyo. About 100 client representatives attended. In addition to about 20 Oblon legal professionals (photo)
Oblon Supports The Salvation Army, Disabled American Veterans, and The Children’s National Medical Center
Oblon is honored to be supporting The Salvation Army, Disabled American Veterans, and The Children’s National Medical Center in DC this holiday season.
Oblon Named a “Best Law Firm 2019” by U.S. News and World Report
Oblon has been named one of the “Best Law Firms” in the United States in 2019 by U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers. The U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.
Assignor Estoppel And IPR’s: Possible Impact of Arista v. Cisco On Employment Agreements and Assignment Agreements
In a November 9, 2018 decision (copy of decision linked below), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled that the doctrine of assignor estoppel does not apply in the inter partes review (IPR) context (see Arista Networks, Inc. v. Cisco Systems, Inc., (Fed. Cir. 2018)).
USPTO Releases Interim Procedure for Requesting Recalculation of Patent Term Adjustment Related to the IDS Safe Harbor
On Friday, November 2, 2018, the USPTO released its interim procedure for patentees to request recalculation of the patent term adjustment with respect to information disclosure statements accompanied by a proper safe harbor statement under 37 CFR.
PTAB Confirms It Will Apply Broad Petitioner Estoppel Post-SAS
The IPR estoppel provision was originally intended as a check against patent challengers attacking patents serially in the USPTO or other forums based on grounds that were raised or “reasonably could have been raised” in the original IPR.
AUTM 2019 Annual Meeting - Austin, TX
Oblon is pleased to be a sponsor of the AUTM 2019 Annual Meeting Feb 10-13 in Austin, TX
SEBIO Investor & Partnering Forum 2018
Oblon is proud to be sponsor of the SEBIO Investor & Partnering Forum 2018.
The conference provides an unparalleled opportunity to meet key decision makers in the regional and national life science and medical technology communities.
Patent Law and Policy 2018
Oblon is proud to be a Gold Sponsor of IAM's annual Patent Law and Policy 2018. In addition, Todd Baker and Rob Mattson will be speaking and moderating respectively
Chambers & Partners USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
Oblon is honored to receive a prestigious Band 1 ranking from Chambers & Partners USA. The publication identified the firm as one of Northern Virginia’s leading firms in the area of intellectual property law.
Oblon Named a "Best Law Firm" by U.S. News and World Report
Oblon was named one of the “Best Law Firms” in the United States in 2019 by U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers.
Oblon Honored in The Legal 500 United States 2018
Oblon has been honored by The Legal 500 as one of America's leading firms in the area of patent: Prosecution (including reexamination and Post-Grant Proceedings).