Oblon, Spivak Ranks #1 on Chambers USA List of Intellectual Property Firms in Northern Virginia; Arthur Neustadt and Charles Gholz Named Top IP Attorneys

June 3, 2005 – Firm News

Alexandria, Va. – Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C. is pleased to announce that the Firm is a #1 law firm for intellectual property in Northern Virginia in the Chambers USA Guide of America’s Leading Lawyers for Business. Additionally, Arthur I. Neustadt and Charles L. Gholz share a #1 ranking for leading intellectual property attorneys in the state.

According to Chambers USA’s profile about the firm and attorneys:

  • “The long-standing reputation of this specialist firm leaves a ‘substantial footprint on the market’ thus setting the standard for others. Something of a powerhouse organization, it covers litigation, copyright, nanotechnology and export control among others, combining its historical knowledge of procedure with up-to-date understanding of new technology. Appreciating its manifold strengths, commentators describe the firm as a ‘great patent prosecution house, and probably the most prolific builder of patent practice in the state.’ While the high number of patents was highlighted, sources emphasized that quality was in no way sacrificed for quantity, confirming the firm to be a bastion of efficiency and effectiveness. The firm advises a range of clients including foreign and US government agencies, multinationals and universities.”
  • ”Venerated Arthur Neustadt maintains high visibility in the market. He specializes in IP litigation where he is known to get great settlements quickly due in part to the good grasp he has of the dynamics of litigation. A man who ‘knows when to push forward and when to stand back,’ he is, according to competitors, ‘proficient at identifying issues and working with a cost-benefit approach.’
  • Charles Gholz specializes in litigation, particularly patent interferences, and is described as the ‘preeminent guy in the USA in this area.’ An expressive and experienced attorney, he knows how to promote himself to the best advantage and enjoys a high degree of success.”

“We are extremely honored to be so highly considered by inhouse counsel and our peers. We are very proud to be a leading intellectual property firm in Virginia,” said Marvin J. Spivak, Managing Partner.

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.

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