Oblon, Spivak Opens Affiliate Office in Tokyo

June 5, 2009 – Firm News

For Immediate Release

May 5, 2009

Alexandria, Va. (May 5, 2009) - Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C. is pleased to announce that its affiliate Oblon, Spivak L.L.P. has opened an office in Tokyo, Japan.

Takahiro Miura, Special Counsel, has relocated to Tokyo to staff the new office. He is also a member of the Japanese Bar Association.

“Establishing Oblon, Spivak L.L.P. in Tokyo is a timely and exciting development. Having full-time attorneys in place to provide immediate service to our numerous Japanese clients during the business day is a tremendous advantage,” said Richard D. Kelly, managing partner of Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

Takahiro Miura is Special Counsel in the Litigation Department. Prior to joining Oblon, Spivak, he worked for Sony Corporation in Tokyo, Japan and in the United States since 1983, serving in several management positions and overseeing the company’s intellectual property matters. Mr. Miura earned his engineering degree in Japan, and his law degree in the United States.

Assisting clients for 40 years, Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C. (www.oblon.com) 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, as well as trademark, copyright and patent interference services.