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.
On October 22, 2015, Administrative Law Judge Thomas J. Pender of the International Trade Commission ("ITC") sided with Oblon clients Valeo North America, Inc., and Delmex de Juarez 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 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
Oblon Announces Election of Two New Partners, One New Senior Attorney and Four New Senior Associates
For Immediate Release January 5, 2015 Alexandria, VA – Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, LLP, is pleased to announce the election of two new partners- David M. Longo, Ph.D. and Yuki Onoe- effective January 1, 2015.
Oblon client Valeo urged the U.S. International Trade Commission to open an investigation into competitor Trico Products Corp.'s alleged infringement of two of its windshield wiper blade patents, in addition to blocking the import of the infringing products into the U.S. market. The case was featured in Law360 and mentions Eric W. Schweibenz, Philippe J.C. Signore, John F. Presper and Alexander B. Englehart as counsel for Valeo.
Oblon Spivak Named to IAM Patent 1000 for National Patent Prosecution, ITC Litigation and Post-Grant Practices
Oblon Spivak 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 2013 edition of IAM Patent 1000: The World's Leading Patent Practitioners.
For Immediate Release April 14, 2011 Alexandria, Va. – Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P. is pleased to announce that six partners have been named to Patent Research Reviewand Patent Buddy's Top Patent Prosecutors list. Stephen Baxter, Ph.D., Eckhard Kuesters, Surinder Sachar, and Philippe Signore, Ph.D., are all recognized among the leading patent prosecutors.
Patent Buddy and Patent Research Review
Alexandria, Va. – Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P. is pleased to announce that the Firm has again been ranked as a Tier 1 law firm for "Intellectual Property - Patent Prosecution: Utility and Design Patents" in the international legal directory, Legal 500 U.S. 2010. Additionally, Stephen Baxter is recognized for his experience.
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