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Ajinomoto Delaware Litigation Heads Toward Victory with Patent Owner's Asserted Claims Found Indefinite In Claim Construction Ruling

Recently Judge Mitchell S. Goldberg for the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware approved and adopted Magistrate Judge Lloret's Markman decision in its entirety, finding Plaintiff Kyowa Hakko Bio Co.'s (KHB) asserted patent claims invalid as indefinite. KHB had asserted infringement of its U.S. Patent RE45,723 allegedly covering an Ajinomoto process for manufacturing glutamic acid commonly used as an additive in food products.

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USPTO Announces Fast-Track Appeals Pilot Program

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Oblon Partners Recognized in IAM Patent 1000 2020

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Oblon Partners Featured in Virginia Lawyer Magazine for Aisin Seiki Win

Eric Schweibenz and John Kern were featured in the June Edition of Virginia Lawyer Magazine highlighting their recent Aisin Seiki decision (see page 59).

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FDA Seeking Comments on Orange Book Patent Listing

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Final Rules on PTA Calculations in View of Supernus

Although long overdue, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) released its Final Rule Patent Term Adjustment Reductions in View of the Federal Circuit Decision in Supernus Pharm., Inc. v. Iancu (85 Fed. Reg. 36335-36342, June 16, 2020). Unfortunately, the Final Rule does not fully address Supernus.

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Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2020: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

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2020 PTAB Bar Association Annual Conference

Todd Baker, Lisa Mandrusiak, Chris Riccuiti, and Michael Casey will be attending the 2020 PTAB Bar Association Annual Conference on March 10-12, 2020.

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Oblon Named a "Best Law Firm 2020"

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Ten Oblon Attorneys Recognized as Best Lawyers 2020

Eleven Oblon attorneys have been named to the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers in America.

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Oblon Ranked Again in IAM Patent 1000

Oblon's Patent Prosecution practice and partners from the firm's Chemical, Electrical & Mechanical and Litigation practices have received top national rankings in the 2019 edition of IAM Patent 1000: The World's Leading Patent Professionals.

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