Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, LLP is pleased to announce the election of one new partner –  Chris Ricciuti – effective in 2021.

Christopher Ricciuti also works with our Litigation and Post-Grant proceedings practice groups. His primary focus is on litigating mechanical, electrical, and computer software patents in federal courts, along with pursuing and defending against patent validity challenges before the USPTO. Mr. Ricciuti's experience spans a wide range of technologies including consumer electronics and smartphones, cloud and distributed computing systems, business methods, communication protocols, oilfield services and equipment, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and industrial designs.

"Chris is an outstanding patent attorney with many years of experience serving Oblon clients. Demonstrating a broad range of expertise, from counseling, to Post-Grant proceedings, to patent litigation.  We are delighted that he is joining our partnership," said Philippe Signore, Managing Partner.