Firm News

Thursday, April 9, 2015
Jonathan Hudis was featured in Law360 article, "A Year Later, Octane Is Taking Hold In Trademark Law." Read the article here.
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Oblon is pleased to announce that Scott A. McKeown has been named "PTAB Litigator of the Year" by Managing IP Magazine. McKeown was honored at Managing IP's North America IP Awards dinner which was held on March 18, 2015 in Washington, DC.  McKeown co-chairs the firm's Post-Grant Patent ...
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Managing Intellectual Property magazine’s 2015 IP Stars Patent Survey has recognized Oblon, McClelland, Maier and Neustadt L.L.P. with high rankings in the United States for Patent Prosecution, Patent Contentious, PTAB (Patent Trial and Appeal Board) Litigation, Bio/ Life Sciences, Trademark ...
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alexandria, VA – Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P. and The Rader Group, whose principal is Former Chief Judge for the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Randall Rader, have announced a non-exclusive cooperation agreement between the two ...
Friday, January 30, 2015
Oblon’s Trademark practice group was deemed “Smart and Savvy” and was ranked in the Silver Tier for Prosecution and Strategy and the Bronze Tier for Enforcement and Litigation in the 2015 fifth edition of the World Trademark Review.  A number of Oblon’s Trademark attorneys began their ...
Monday, January 26, 2015
Alexandria, VA – Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, LLP,  is pleased to announce that Oblon partner, Stefan Uwe Koschmieder, Ph.D., has been appointed as new head of the firm’s Tokyo office- effective immediately. Dr. Koschmieder offers clients a valuable combination of legal, ...
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Marvin Spivak is departing Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt LLP on January 15.  The firm will rebrand as Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt LLP or simply “Oblon.” Mr. Spivak helped to build the firm and we are proud of our legacy together. Alongside the other founders, ...
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Alexandria, VA – Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier and Neustadt, LLP, a premier provider of intellectual property legal services, announced today that founder Marvin Spivak has chosen to depart the firm. In the wake of his departure, the firm will begin operating under its new name, Oblon, ...
Monday, January 5, 2015
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. The diverse backgrounds and technical knowledge of the new partners ...
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Ricoh Company, LTD and Ricoh Americas Corporation (jointly “Ricoh”), in conjunction with Oblon, provided Patent Examiners of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) with training on Ricoh’s revolutionary spherical camera, RICOH THETA, on December 2, 2014. RICOH THETA is the ...