Oblon, Spivak Continues to Obtain Most U.S. Utility Patents in 2005

April 11, 2006 – Firm News

For Immediate Release

(April 11, 2006) Alexandria, Va. -- The intellectual property law firm Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C., is pleased to announce that the Firm continues to obtain more U.S. utility patents than any other law firm, with a total of 3,001 U.S. utility patents issued in 2005.

“For 15 years running, we have obtained more utility patents for our clients than any other firm, and we’re proud that we have the capabilities to continue handling such high volume. With our large volume of pending patent applications, we anticipate another record year for 2006,” said Marvin Spivak, the Firm's managing partner. “In addition to obtaining the most patents for inventions, our litigation practice is expanding, with almost 50 percent of our practice now in litigation.”

Assisting clients for more than 35 years, Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C., in Alexandria, Va., is one of the largest intellectual property specialty firms in the United States. The firm provides a full range of intellectual property services, including litigation matters in all courts. The firm also continues to have a significant trademark, copyright and patent interference practice.