Partners Tia Fenton and Eric Schweibenz have been promoted to Co-heads of the Litigation Practice Group.
On Tuesday, April 28, 2020, the USPTO announced further extensions to "the time to file certain patent and trademark-related documents and to pay certain required fees, which otherwise would have been due between March 27 and May 31, to June 1, 2020". Particularly, among other details available here, the USPTO announced
Oblon is currently waiving its fee for filing a provisional patent application for an invention directly related to address the COVID-19 pandemic. "We are proud to promote our clients' efforts in addressing this global health crisis. A number of our clients have taken advantage of this offering, and we hope that their scientific and technological developments will lead to a safer world," said Managing Partner Philippe Signore, Ph.D.