Oblon Announces Election of One New Partner, Five New Senior Attorneys and Three New Senior Associates

January 7, 2016 – Firm News

Alexandria, VA – Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, LLP is pleased to announce the election of one new partner- Sameer Gokhale- effective January 1, 2016.

Mr. Gokhale is an attorney in the firm’s Electrical Patent Prosecution group where he handles IP issues for a diverse clientele in the electrical and mechanical fields. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Gokhale served as a Patent Examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and also worked as an engineering consultant in the fields of satellite communications and network integration.

The firm is also pleased to announce the elevation of five new senior attorneys and three new senior associates. The senior attorneys include Steven B. Chang, Alex B. Englehart, Patrick L. Miller, John F. Presper and Ryan W. Smith. The new senior associates include Beau B. Burton, Ph.D., Lisa M. Mandrusiak, and Christopher Ricciuti.


About Oblon

Assisting clients for over 40 years, Oblon is one of the largest intellectual property law firms in the United States. Oblon’s nearly 150 professionals provide a full range of intellectual property services to some of the world’s leading innovators. Oblon is headquartered within steps of the United States Patent and Trademark Office with an affiliate office in Tokyo, Japan.