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Oblon Attorneys named to The Best Lawyers in America 2019
Oblon is proud to announce that attorneys Arthur Neustadt, Chico Gholz, and Gerald J. Mossinghoff have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 edition of the The Best Lawyers in America.
Patent Office Denied Legal Fees in District Court Appeals
Chico Gholz is quoted in a recent article by BNA's Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal.
Oblon Partner, Tia D. Fenton has been Named General Counsel to the Firm
Alexandria, VA –Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, LLP, is pleased to announce that Oblon partner, Tia D. Fenton has been named General Counsel to the firm.
All Positivity Notwithstanding, Applicant Peace Love World Live Denied Registration of I LOVE YOU
The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board affirmed refusal of Applicant Peace Love World Live’s application to register I LOVE YOU for bracelets in Class 14 on two grounds:
TTAB Affirms Section 2(d) Refusal of LEGION OF GOOD WILL in Light of Prior GOODWILL Marks
The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board affirmed the refusal of LEGION OF GOOD WILL for charitable services in light of several of Goodwill Industries’ prior registered GOODWILL Marks. In re Legion of Good Will aka LGW, Serial No. 87164803 (TTAB Aug. 10, 2018).
PTAB Removes “Informative” Designation From Ex Parte Jung
In July, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board designated its ex parte Jung decision as informative (see here and here). In this decision, the Board held that the phrase “at least one of A and B” was presumed to be conjunctive. That is, the phrase was presumed to mean “at least one of A and at least one of B.”
41th LES Japan Annual Meeting 2018 in Sapporo, Japan
Philippe Signore, Yuki Onoe, and Yorikatsu Hohokabe will be representing Oblon at the 41th LES Japan Annual Meeting 2018 in SAPPORO, Japan on July 6-7,2018.
Infopat in Tokyo, Japan 2018
Philippe Signore has been invited to speak at Infopat in Tokyo, Japan on July 13, 2018. His presentation will focus on updates on recent US Patent Practice.
Joint International Symposium on U.S. and European Patent Practice
The Oblon and Maiwald firms are pleased to invite you to a complimentary: Joint International Symposium on U.S. and European Patent Practice to be presented in two convenient locations / dates:
- Tokyo: Monday, June 18, 2018 at the Fukuracia Marunouchi Oazo
- Osaka: Thursday, June 21, 2018 at the Osaka Science & Technology Center
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 2018 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).