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

Nicholas  Rosa, Ph.D.
Yorikatsu  Hohokabe, Ph.D.
Alec M. Royka
Akihiro  Yamazaki
Thomas M. Cunningham, Ph.D.
Edwin D. Garlepp
James R. Love
Yuanyi (Alex) Zhang, Ph.D.
Ryan W. Smith
Richard D. Kelly
Norman F. Oblon
John  Sipos
David M. Longo, Ph.D.
Jianping (James)  Wu
Kurt M. Berger, Ph.D.
Christopher  Ricciuti
Eckhard H. Kuesters
Carl E. Schlier
Arthur I. Neustadt
Tia D. Fenton
John S. Kern
Long  Phan, Ph.D.
Robert W. Downs
Eric W. Schweibenz
Grace E. Kim
Jeffrey B. McIntyre
Jay E. Rowe, Jr., Ph.D.
Philippe J.C. Signore, Ph.D.
Kevin M. McKinley
Alexander B. Englehart
Kasumi  Kanetaka
J. Derek  Mason, Ph.D., CLP
Andrew M. Ollis
Steven B. Chang
Frank J. West
Robert T. Pous
Robert  Tarcu
Marina I. Miller, Ph.D.
Brian B. Darville
Tao  Feng, Ph.D.
Chika (Teranishi) Iitoyo
Bogdan A. Zinchenko
Yuki  Onoe
Colin B. Harris
Teddy S. Gron
Kevin L. Hartman, Ph.D.
Elissa L. Sanford
Stephen G. Baxter, Ph.D.
Dale M. Shaw
Derek  Lightner, Ph.D.
Charles L. Gholz
Stefan Uwe  Koschmieder, Ph.D.
Aldo  Martinez
Sameer  Gokhale
Craig R. Feinberg
Diane  Jones
Kevin Ross  Davis
Christopher I. Donahue
Daniel J. Pereira, Ph.D.
Jenchieh (Joseph) Yuan

Technologies

Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Digital Health
Digital Health
Energy & Renewables
Energy & Renewables

Fast Facts

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

History

Get to know our History

1968
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

ACCOLADES

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.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUR

Career

OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUR Career

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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Downloadable

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.

Donald R. McPhail

Of Counsel
E: dmcphail@oblon.com
T: (703) 412-1432
F: (703) 413-2220
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Representative Matters

Cases within the past five (5) years:

Aavid Thermalloy LLC v. Cooler Master Co., Ltd., 4:17-cv-05363 (NDCA)
AmeriFab, Inc. v. Melter, SA de CV et al, 1:17-cv-03580 (SDIN)*
Cedar Lane Techs.
Inc. v. Innolux USA Inc., 1:20-cv-00768 (DDE)
Cooler Master Co., Ltd. v. Asetek Danmark A/S, 4:21-cv-04627 (NDCA)*

Ely Holdings Limited v. O'Keeffe's, Inc. d/b/a Safti First, 3:18-cv-06721 (NDCA)*
Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC et al v. Custopharm, Inc., 1:18-cv-00665 (WDTX)
iGo, Inc. v. Cooler Master USA Inc., et al., 8:19-cv-02416 (CDCA)
Kamino LLC v Dynabook, Inc. et al., 6:20-cv-00519 (WDTX) [Innolux]

Sockeye Licensing TX LLC v. Optoma Corp., 6:21-cv-00308 (WDTX)
Smart Solar Inc. v. Best Choice Products, Inc., 1:18-cv-03714 (SDIN)*
The Mason Company, LLC v. Lee Kennel Manufacturing, LLC, 1:17-cv-00991 (WDTX)*
The Regents of the University of California v. LTI Flexible Products, Inc., 3:20-cv-08686 (NDCA)*

Uniloc USA, Inc. et al v. Hike Ltd., 2:17-cv-00349 (EDTX)
Uniloc USA, Inc. et al v. Hike Ltd., 2:17-cv-00348 (EDTX)
Uniloc USA, Inc. et al v. Hike Ltd., 2:17-cv-00476 (EDTX)
Uniloc USA, Inc. et al v. Hike Ltd., 2:17-cv-00475 (EDTX)

* counsel for plaintiff

 

Patent & Trademark Office

 

Representing Petitioner:

 

Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC v. Cubist Pharmaceuticals LLP, IPR2020-00193*
BlueHouse Global Limited v. Semiconductor Energy Lab. Co., Ltd, IPR2018-01405*
BlueHouse Global Limited v. Semiconductor Energy Lab. Co., Ltd, IPR2018-01393*
BlueHouse Global Limited v. Semiconductor Energy Lab. Co., Ltd, IPR2018-01382*
BlueHouse Global Limited v. Semiconductor Energy Lab. Co., Ltd, IPR2018-01377*
BlueHouse Global Limited v. Semiconductor Energy Lab. Co., Ltd, IPR2018-01362*
Ely Holdings Limited v. O'Keeffe’s, PGR2019-00025*
Haag-Streit AG et al v. Eidolon Optical, LLC, IPR2018-01309*
Haag-Streit AG et al v. Eidolon Optical, LLC, IPR2018-01311*

Representing Patent Owner:


LTI Flexible Products, Inc. v. The Regents of the University of California, IPR2021-01189

MaxLite, Inc. v. Jiaxing Super Lighting Electric Appliance Co., Ltd., IPR2020-00162
Unified Patents, LLC f/k/a Unified Patents Inc. v. Godo Kaisha IP Bridge 1, IPR2020-01433