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Jonathan Hudis

Jonathan Hudis

Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

Alexandria, VA, USA

JONATHAN HUDIS is a partner with Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P., located in Alexandria, Virginia, in the firm's Trademark and Copyright practice Group. Jonathan counsels clients in trademark, copyright, trade secrets and unfair competition matters, as well as related matters pertaining to the Internet. A skilled trademark and copyright attorney, he prosecutes and litigates a full range of these matters before the federal courts, the Register of Copyrights, and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board ("TTAB") of the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO").  He has several years of practical intellectual property litigation experience in contested court matters and administrative proceedings.

Jonathan helps clients of all sizes to establish and grow trademark and copyright portfolios, design and implement procedures to protect their intellectual capital, resolve foreign and domestic disputes, preserve trade secrets, and formulate company-wide IP strategies and policies. He  is well versed in trademark prosecution and registered copyright protection matters.

Jonathan presently serves as an Adjunct Professor of trademark and unfair competition law at the George Mason University School of Law and lectures and writes regularly on trademark and copyright law issues.  He is the Editor-in-Chief of the first and second editions of A Legal Strategist's Guide to Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Practice, published by ABA Publishing.

Jonathan is particularly knowledgeable about Internet-related challenges and is a member of several arbitration panels in the areas of Internet domain names and trademarks. These roles include serving as a Domain Name Panelist for the World Intellectual Property Organization's Arbitration and Mediation Center, and a Qualified Domain Name Dispute Resolution Panelist for the National Arbitration Forum.

Jonathan has served in numerous leadership roles within the American Intellectual Property Law Association ("AIPLA"), having served on its Board of Directors as well as on the Board of Editors of its prestigious AIPLA Quarterly Journal. Jonathan also presently serves in numerous leadership roles within the Intellectual Property Law Section of the American Bar Association ("ABA IPL"), where he present serves on its Council and as the Vice Chair of its Continuing Legal Education Board.

Jonathan is a member of the New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania (nonresident, active), District of Columbia and Virginia bars. He also is admitted to practice before several United States District and Circuit Courts throughout the United States, and the U. S. Supreme Court.


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