Oblon Spivak to Lend Trademark Expertise to E-Mark–Asked To Take Over As U.S. Information Partner

April 29, 2003 – Firm News

Alexandria, Virginia - - Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C. is pleased to announce its partnership with the online worldwide intellectual property network of Edital. Located at www.edital.com, this excellent information tool provides valuable updated information on trademark law in question-and-answer format in over 190 jurisdictions throughout the world. E-Mark, started in 1996, provides short answers and comments to trademark law questions divided into chapters by subject. Subscribers are able to easily find answers to questions on any aspect of trademark law, and to compare trademark law practices in different jurisdictions. Oblon Spivak will provide the answers for the United States, including a chapter devoted exclusively to the upcoming implementation of the Madrid Protocol. Founded in 1968, Oblon, Spivak has grown to be one of the largest firms in the United States specializing in intellectual property law. Our steady growth is attributed to the founders' passion for quality service and uncompromising expertise. We offer a team of internationally known experts in every field of intellectual property law, all enthusiastically committed to the goal of client service. Our practice groups are organized to assure efficient quality service and to focus individual or team attention on every matter. Please consult our website at www.oblon.com.