Chambers USA 2007 Ranks Oblon, Spivak #1 Again Among Intellectual Property Firms in Northern Virginia

July 5, 2007 – Firm News

Alexandria, Va. – Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C. is pleased to announce that the Firm has been ranked as a #1 law firm for intellectual property in Northern Virginia for the third consecutive year in Chambers USA 2007. Additionally, Arthur I. Neustadt and Charles L. Gholz again share a #1 ranking among leading intellectual property attorneys in the state.

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

  • “This Alexandria boutique is well known among peers. Interviewees comment on the ‘large variability in the excellent abilities of its lawyers.’The firm acts for clients nationally and internationally in all areas of patent, trademark and copyright prosecution and litigation, and has a particularly strong interference practice.”
  • “According to peers, Charles Gholz is the ‘premier IP lawyer for interference law in the country.’ He focuses his practice on representing clients in patent interference matters both in and out of the courts.”
  • “The ‘terrific and first-class’ Arthur Neustadt is head of the litigation department. He represents clients in front of the Supreme, federal circuit and regional circuit courts in all national and international IP matters.”

“It is an honor to have our peers and other in-house counsel continue to recognize us as a leading intellectual property firm in Virginia,” said Gregory J. Maier, the firm’s 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 International Trade Commission, the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences, and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. The firm also continues to have the largest patent prosecution practice in the country and one of the largest trademark prosecution practices in the country.