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U.S. Government Shutdown, USPTO to Remain Open
While the U.S. federal government has shut down effective 12:01 am EST, Saturday, January 20, 2018, the USPTO remains open.
High Court Trims Patent Challenge Type from Constitutional Review
Chico Gholz is quoted in a recent article by Bloomberg BNA titled"High Court Trims Patent Challenge Type from Constitutional Review" .
Philippe Signore Recognized as Best Lawyer of the Year in Electrical & Mechanical Patent Prosecution – USA
Philippe Signore is recognized as the "Best Lawyer of the Year in Electrical & Mechanical Patent Prosecution - USA" by Global 100 and is featured in their recent publication (Page 74).
Is 35 U.S.C. § 295 the Key to the AI Black Box?
An article by Chico Gholz and Sasha Rao is published in the BNA’s Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal.
Back to Basics: Ensure Prior Art Meets Requirements of 35 U.S.C. § 102
The PTAB recently reminded Petitioners to be careful when relying on certain categories of prior art, declining to institute trial based on a publication alleged to be prior art under pre-AIA 35 U.S.C. § 102(a) because it was not a publication “by others.”
Just Say No to Amending Patent Claims in an IPR with Concurrent Litigation
An article by Richard Kelly titled "Just Say No to Amending Patent Claims in an IPR with Concurrent Litigation".
Federal Circuit Bar Association Conference: The Intersection of PTO Practice And The Courts
Steve Kunin will be on the panel on PTAB Ethics Issues at the Federal Circuit Bar Association Conference in Dallas, TX on January 25, 2018.
Patent Prosecution Boot Camp 2018 – AIPLA
Steve Kunin and Todd Baker will be speaking at the 2018 Patent Prosecution Boot Camp Program on February 9, 2018.
PLI’s Advanced Trademark Law 2018: Current Issues
Brian Darville will be speaking at PLI’s Advanced Trademark Law Seminar in New York on March 14, 2017 on the topic of “Ethics for Trademark Litigators”.
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.