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Oblon Attends Business Methods Partnership Meeting
On March 15, 2018, Oblon attended Technology Center 3600’s Business Methods Partnership Meeting at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia.
USPTO Replies to Oblon’s Request for Revising Rules Requiring Disclosure of Inventor’s Residential Address
Oblon recently received a letter from the USPTO’s Office of the Commissioner for Patents in response to our request that the USPTO revise rules requiring disclosure of information relating an inventor’s residential address.
Oblon Ranked Among Top Patent Firms
Oblon is ranked among Top 20 Patent Firms of 2018 by Juristat.
Determining Priority of Invention Is Not a Must in Interferences
An article by Chico Gholz and Chris Ricciuti on "Determining Priority of Invention Is Not a Must in Interferences" is published in BNA’s Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal.
In Re Urvashi Bhagat: One More Decision Denying Patent Eligibility of Nature-Based Product Claims
Urvashi Bhagat appealed the decision of the PTAB (“the Board”) affirming the examiner’s anticipation rejections and the rejection under Section 101 of multiple claims in application 12/426,034.
Can commercial success save your TC 1600 patent from IPR? Probably not.
In an attempt to understand the frequency of commercial success arguments and the likelihood of success of those arguments in TC 1600 IPRs, I used information from Oblon’s TC 1600 library to compile statistics.
KINPA Annual Members Workshop
Monica Yoon will be speaking at the KINPA Annual Members Workshop in South Korea. Oblon is a proud supporting member of KINPA
3rd KAIPBA Roadshow
Monica Yoon will be speaking at the 3rd KAIPBA Roadshow
Corporate IP Best Practice 2018 – Korea
Oblon is proud to be a Silver Sponsor of IAM's IPBC Korea event on April 26, 2018 in Seoul. The packed, fully bilingual, one-day program (with simultaneous Korean-English translations) will provide attendees with best-practice advice on corporate IP best-practice, with particular attention given to innovation-based growth and international expansion strategies.
Chambers & Partners USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business
Oblon’s Intellectual Property practice received a prestigious Band 1 ranking from Chambers & Partners USA (2015). The publication identified the firm as a leading firm in the area of intellectual property law, while also ranking four Oblon partners.
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 2017 by U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers.
Oblon Honored in The Legal 500 United States 2015
Oblon has been honored by The Legal 500 as one of America's leading firms in the area of patent prosecution for utility and design patents. In addition to the firm ranking, six Oblon partners were mentioned for their individual expertise and praised the distinguished Post-Grant proceedings team.