|Patent, Trademark, Copyright and Unfair Competition|
About this office:
Founded in 1968, Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P. has grown to become one of the largest full-service firms in the United States specializing exclusively in intellectual property law. The success of the Firm's rapid expansion can be attributed to the founders' passion for quality service. The Firm's staff includes internationally known experts in every field of intellectual property law. Its practice includes federal court litigation, representation at federal agencies, the domestic and international prosecution of patent and trademark applications, copyright registrations, and maskwork applications, as well as necessary support services, including an extensive client education program. The Firm's clientele includes numerous multinational corporations that are among the most active in the intellectual property field, foreign and U.S. government agencies, numerous universities, and businesses of all sizes. Specialties of the firm include, but are not limited to, interference law, chemical/biotech patent law, electrical/mechanical patent law, software patent law, copyright law, and trademark law. Litigation teams work closely with clients to accomplish objectives with dispatch through negotiation, litigation, or alternative dispute resolution. The Firm has conducted and successfully concluded numerous significant re-examinations and reissue procedures, as well as a large number of appeals to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Board of Appeals and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Specific Practice & Industry Groups Details:
Statement of Practice Summary:
Patent Law; Patent Prosecution; Patent Litigation; Patent Infringement; Patent Licensing; Patent Protection; Chemical Patents; Biotechnology Patents; Biotechnology Licensing; Biochemical Technology; Genetics; Mechanical Patents; Electrical Patents; Computer and Software Patents; Computer Technology; Software Copyright; Software Leasing; Software Protection; Trademark Law; Trademark Infringement; Trademark Licensing; Trademark Litigation; Trademark Prosecution; Trademark Registration; Copyright Law; Copyright Infringement; Copyright Prosecution; Copyright Registration; Trade Dress; Trade Names; Unfair Competition Law; International Trademarks; International Copyright Law; International Intellectual Property.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Patent Marking and Design Patents
Katherine Cappaert,Andrew M. Ollis, August 17, 2015
It is important to remember that patent marking applies to design patents as well as utility patents. The Federal Circuit made this clear in Nike Inc. v. Wal-Mart Stores, 138 F.3d 1437 (Fed. Cir. 1998), by holding that the term “damages” as it appears in the marking statute, 35 U.S.C....
A Philips Construction at the PTAB Will Halt Patent Litigation
Scott A. McKeown, March 30, 2015
Since the passage of the America Invents Act (AIA), the debate has raged as to whether or not the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) should apply the broadest reasonable claim interpretation (BRI) for AIA trial proceedings. Some patentees and bar associations have been shortsightedly advancing...
ACLU TAKES PRO-FOOTBALL’S SIDE, LEGALLY BUT NOT MORALLY
Roberta S. Bren, March 30, 2015
The American Civil Liberties Union and the American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia filed a motion for leave to file an Amici Curiae brief in Pro-Football, Inc. v. Amanda Blackhorse, Marcus Briggs-Cloud, Phillip Gover, Jillian Pappan and Courtney Tsotigh on March 5. United States District Court...
Year Established: 1968