the firm's post-grant practitioners are some of the most experienced in the country.


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About Our

Law Firm

About Our Law Firm

Headquartered within steps of the USPTO with an affiliate office in Tokyo, Oblon is one of the largest law firms in the United States focused exclusively on intellectual property law.

Get to know our


Get to know our History

Norman Oblon with Stanley Fisher and Marvin Spivak launched what was to become Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, LLP, one of the nation's leading full-service intellectual property law firms.

Our Local and

Global Reach

Our Local and Global Reach

Outside the US, we service companies based in Japan, France, Germany, Italy, Saudi Arabia, and farther corners of the world. Our culturally aware attorneys speak many languages, including Japanese, French, German, Mandarin, Korean, Russian, Arabic, Farsi, Chinese.

A few of our


A few of our ACCOLADES

Oblon's professionals provide industry-leading IP legal services to many of the world's most admired innovators and brands.




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.

A few ways to

GET In Touch

A few ways to GET In Touch
US Office

Telephone: 703-413-3000
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Tokyo Office

Telephone: +81-3-6212-0550
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Patent Forms

Downloadable Patent Forms

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued final rules implementing the inventor's oath or declaration provisions of the America Invents Act (AIA) on August 14, 2012.

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Past Events

AIPLA Mid-Winter Institute 2020

Schedule : at Phoenix, AZ

2019 AIPLA Annual Meeting

Schedule : at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center

AIPLA 2018 Annual Meeting

Schedule : at Marriott Wardman Park Hotel Washington DC

Intellectual Property Law Association of Florida Meeting

Schedule : at Ft. Lauderdale, FL

19th Annual PTO Day

Schedule : at Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Washington, D.C.

2008 OPLA / WSPLA Annual Seminar

Schedule : at Salishan Spa and Golf Resort, Gleneden Beach, Oregon