Oblon is recognized for Top 150 Under 150, Vault's list of leading midsize law firms.
Oblon has been recognized by The Legal 500 as one of America's leading firms in the area of Patent: Prosecution and Post-Grant proceedings. The Legal 500 highlighted the firms deep technical expertise as well its ability to handle diverse matters such as patent interferences and patent re-examination/issues, while also offering opinions and day to day advice.
The Legal 500
Oblon is pleased to announce that its Patent Prosecution practice and individuals from the firm's ITC and Post-Grant practices have received top national rankings in the 2016 edition of IAM Patent 1000: The World's Leading Patent Practitioners.
IAM Patent 1000
Oblon has been recognized as "Best Electrical Patent Prosecution Firm - Virginia" by Acquisition International Magazine for the 2016 Intellectual Property Awards.
Acquisition International Magazine
Alexandria, VA – Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, LLP, is pleased to announce that Oblon partner, Yuki Onoe, has been appointed as new head of the firm's Tokyo office.
Dell Corp., Netflix Inc. and TD Ameritrade Inc. are among a slew of large companies and trade associations that have urged the U.S. Supreme Court to leave in place the patent claim construction standard for America Invents Act reviews, arguing the process is working as Congress intended.
Richard Kelly was interviewed by Asia IP Law regarding the legal, economic and political challenges facing the global pharmaceutical industry in 2016. Mr. Kelly's contributions to the piece was recently published in the March issue of the Asia IP magazine.
Asia IP Law
On Monday, March 21, 2016, the Federal Circuit refused to overturn several Patent Trial and Appeal Board decisions finding that an inventor's patents for recording vehicle data during a crash that were challenged by Toyota are unpatentable, The Federal Circuit ultimately agreed with the PTAB that the challenged claims of the patents would have been obvious to one of ordinary skill in the art. The Federal Circuit's ruling is a great result for Oblon client, Toyota.
Oblon has been recognized as "PTAB Firm of the Year" by Managing Intellectual Property magazine for its second annual PTAB litigation ranking. This award recognizes Oblon's outstanding work and reputation in representing petitioners and patent owners before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. During Thursday night's award ceremony, the firm was also dubbed "Northeast Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year."
Managing Intellectual Property