Oblon's Litigation practice has extensive knowledge and experience in all aspects of complex intellectual property litigation involving patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and unfair competition disputes before the U.S. federal district courts, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. We regularly engage in high-stakes litigation, and have handled cases all the way up to the Supreme Court of the United States, including the famous Festo case.
Additionally, the group litigates § 337 proceedings before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), as well as appeals before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), and trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB).
Our litigators represent clients in all types of trade practice claims under both federal and state laws including trademark, trade dress, and service mark infringement; dilution; counterfeiting; cybersquatting; and unfair advertising cases. In addition, we have represented clients in disputes involving infringing Internet domain names and cybersquatting through the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers’ (ICANN) arbitration procedures.
Who We Represent
Our team of seasoned litigators has established a proven track record of obtaining outstanding results for our domestic and international clients, which include some of the most widely recognized and respected companies in the world, including Toshiba, Allergan, Toyota, Subaru, Aisin Seiki, Citizen Electronics, Astellas Pharma and Heineken, among others.
Technical Knowledge and Litigation Savvy
All of Oblon's litigators combine deep technical knowledge and expertise in intellectual property law with unparalleled courtroom "presence" and advocacy skills. Our attorneys have technical degrees in engineering, biotechnology, computer sciences, the electrical and mechanical arts, and chemistry. Many are prominent members of the intellectual property bar and are widely recognized in their fields.
We are particularly adept at successfully representing the unique interests and needs of our foreign clients litigating in U.S. courts. We have significant experience and success in representing both plaintiffs and defendants. Because of our reputation and track record in the field of intellectual property law, many clients come to us specifically to handle their appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
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Our litigation group is well known for our ability to present complex technologies and sophisticated legal issues in ways that judges and juries can readily understand.
All of Oblon's litigation attorneys combine in-depth technical knowledge and expertise in intellectual property law with unparalleled courtroom "presence" and advocacy skills.
We are particularly adept at successfully representing the unique interests and needs of our foreign clients litigating in U.S. courts.