Careers at Oblon


Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt L.L.P. is one of the premier intellectual property firms in the U.S. and is consistently recognized as an industry leader. Our list of  annual accolades include U.S. News & World Report (named “a Best Law Firm” for 2014), Corporate Counsel Magazine (named a “Go-to” law firm by the top 500 U.S. companies), and Intellectual Property Today (ranked the #1 on the list of “Top Patent Firms” for the last 25 years).

From the minute you walk through our doors, you’ll become a valuable part of a team that fosters a culture of innovation, client service, and collegiality. Teamwork is emphasized in legal practice and team spirit is encouraged through a variety of social activities throughout the year. 

We pride ourselves in providing each client with bespoke, high-quality legal service and uncompromising scientific expertise.  Many of our attorneys hold advanced degrees in the life sciences and engineering, or have professional experience within varied industries or from within educational institutions. 

Legal Professionals:

Whether you are looking for a rewarding place to launch your career or a place to continue to hone your skills and grow your practice, you’ll find that we have a lot to offer our legal professionals.

Life at Oblon: 

  • Enjoy competitive compensation and benefits packages
  • Embrace work-life balance, with the option for flexible hours and telecommuting policies (once eligible)
  • Take advantage of our opportunities for ongoing  training, CLE and mentoring programs
  • Work alongside accomplished IP professionals who value innovation and collaboration


Current Openings:

Experienced Patent Drafter/Reviewer

Experienced Patent Prosecutor -- Electrical

Patent Prosecutor -- Mechanical

Patent Agents and Technical Advisors

Litigation Associate -- with Electrical Engineering Background

Summer Associate

Post-Grant Support Specialist

IP Specialist

Jr. IP Specialist -- ADC

OFR Specialist

National Phase/New Applications Specialist


*The Firm is always interested in meeting  qualified candidates to join our practice. If you are interested in finding out more about  the Oblon work experience, and you believe your qualifications to be top notch, please send a cover letter and résumé to