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Oblon Launches Life Sciences Blog

Today, Oblon launched its Life Sciences blog, www.lifesciencesipblog.com , which is designed to report and comment on Intellectual property matters related to the life sciences industry.

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Oblon Again Ranked in Legal 500

Oblon was recognized by The Legal 500 as one of the America's leading firms in Patent Prosecution, Re-Examination and Post Grant Proceedings for the 11th straight year.

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Oblon Client - KFUPM Ranked Fourth in Top 100 Universities Granted US Utility Patents in 2018

The National Academy of Inventors and the IPO Association, ranked an Oblon client, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), fourth place in the Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents in 2018.

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Commercial Success of Claimed Product over Non-Infringing Competitive Products as Evidence of Non-Obviousness

During litigation or contested proceeding the patentee can point to commercial success of a product as evidence of non-obviousness of the claimed product. Although some work is necessary to show the nexus between the success in the market and the claimed invention, the evidence showing, for example, the product taking sales from competitive products could help the patentee's case.

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SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY AND IPR'S: AND NOW, THE REST OF THE STORY

Radio great Paul Harvey would always leave listeners hanging during his broadcast, then return from a commercial with "the rest of the story". Previously, I wrote on the Federal Circuit ruling with respect to Tribal Immunity (https://www.oblon.com/publications/tribal-immunity-in-ipr-is-dealt-a-death-blow-by-the-federal-circuit). At the end of that article I stated: "I note, however, that in the final sentence of their analysis, the Federal Circuit explicitly stated that this decision did NOT address whether there is any reason to treat state sovereign immunity differently with respect to IPR proceedings. That will remain to be seen…"

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"Reaching Out" - Stephen McBride considers the extent to which US extraterritoriality has developed in IP Protection

Stephen McBride wrote an article entitled "Reaching Out" that is featured in the June issue of Intellectual Property Magazine.

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AIPLA Bench & Bar Program on Trial Proceedings Before the PTAB

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Interbiz Bio - Partnership & Investment Forum 2019

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Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2019: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing

Todd Baker and Michael Casey will be attending at this event hosted by Practising Law Institute (PLI) entitled "Advanced Patent Prosecution Workshop 2019: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing."

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Oblon Launches Life Sciences Blog

Today, Oblon launched its Life Sciences blog, www.lifesciencesipblog.com , which is designed to report and comment on Intellectual property matters related to the life sciences industry.

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Oblon Again Ranked in Legal 500

Oblon was recognized by The Legal 500 as one of the America's leading firms in Patent Prosecution, Re-Examination and Post Grant Proceedings for the 11th straight year.

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Oblon Tokyo Office Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Oblon celebrated the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Oblon Tokyo Office with a lunch-reception attended by over 60 client guests. Thank you for your support!

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