The firm has been shortlisted to receive the following MIP US awards. Patent Prosecution- National PTAB- National Specialty IP Firm- National Patent Prosecution- Regional (Northeast)
Managing IP Magazine
Oblon was recently highlighted in an IP Law360 article as a top firm for handing AIA reviews at the PTAB. Oblon ranked fourth in terms of overall number of AIA review cases in 2015.
Alexandria, VA – Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, LLP is pleased to announce the election of one new partner- Sameer Gokhale- effective January 1, 2016.
In survey results recently published by IP Law360, Oblon was ranked #35 in the list of the "Top 100 IP Firms" by number of partners
Oblon was named one of the "Best Law Firms" in the United States in 2019 by U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers.
U.S. News and World Report and Best Lawyers.
On Friday, October 30, 2015, former USPTO Commissioner of Patents, Margaret Focarino, presented to a group of Japanese patent practitioners on recent and future developments in the USPTO. Ms. Focarino joined the firm earlier this fall and this group was among the first to hear her insightful views on the direction of the USPTO and the future of patenting in the U.S.
The Firm has been listed as a top three firm for "Getting Your IPR Petition Instituted" by the Intellectual Asset Management blog. The information used to create the ranking was analyzed and consolidated by Unified Patents and took into account cases which have reached an institution decision on the merits as of July 1, 2015.
Intellectual Asset Management
Oblon is proud to announce that partner J. Derek Mason, Ph.D., CLP has been selected by Intellectual Asset Management for its annual Strategy 300 guide of "The World's Leading IP Strategists." The exclusive listing features attorneys and other professionals "who offer top-tier services related to the development and implementation of strategies, which enable IP owners to maximize the value of their rights portfolios."
IAM Strategy 300
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. The Legal 500 highlighted the impressive international reach as well as the firms ability to handle diverse matters such as patent interferences and patent rexamination/issues, while also offering opinions and day to day advice.
The Legal 500
Alexandria, VA – Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, LLP, is pleased to announce that Oblon partner, Stefan Uwe Koschmieder, Ph.D., has been appointed as new head of the firm's Tokyo office- effective immediately.