Benchmark Litigation Recognizes Oblon Spivak As A Leading Virginia Litigation Firm

March 25, 2010 – Firm News

For Immediate Release

March 25, 2010

Alexandria, Va. -- The intellectual property law firm Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P., has been recognized in the 2010 edition ofBenchmark Litigation as a “Recommended Local Litigation Firm” in Virginia. Richard D. Kelly, the firm’s managing shareholder, was identified as a “Local Litigation Star.”

The guide notes about the firm, “Since 1968, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt has satisfied clients with its stellar litigation team. The firm is best known for its work in intellectual property law, with emphasis on design patent, trademark and copyright disputes. The firm has an international presence with an office in Tokyo to supplement the firm’s Alexandria location.”

Benchmark is published by Legal Media Group, part of Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, and is the only publication on the market to focus exclusively on litigation in the U.S. Its researchers conduct extensive face-to-face interviews over a year-long period in order to get the most accurate feedback about the market. In compiling its guide, Benchmark’s researchers conducted extensive interviews with leading private practice lawyers and in-house counsel to determine the top firms and attorneys for litigation in the United States. The firms selected for the list are renowned within the business and legal communities for the quality of their trial work and their litigation professionals. The full list of firms included in the 2010 guide can be found at

Assisting clients for 40 years, Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P. 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.