Firm News

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Oblon Receives Prestigious Band I ranking from Chambers & Partners USA Alexandria, VA- Oblon’s Intellectual Property practice has received a prestigious Band 1 ranking from Chambers & Partners USA. The publication identified the firm as one of Northern Virginia’s leading firms in the ...
Monday, May 18, 2015
TOYOTA PREVAILS IN TTAB PROCEEDING Toyota Motor Corporation and Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. (“Toyota”) prevailed in their opposition before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB”) against the mark PRIUS for various goods including chemical flavorings for the preparation of tobacco, ...
Friday, May 15, 2015
Oblon is proud to present the business seminar, "How to Keep Competitors from Eating your Dinner, While You Eat Their Lunch", in conjunction with the GACC South on May 28 in Atlanta, Georgia. This discussion will focus on strategic issues related to intellectual property portfolio and cost ...
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, ...