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

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


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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


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.

Jeffrey B. McIntyre

Jeffrey B. McIntyre

Partner ∙ US Office
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Jeffrey (Jeff) B. McIntyre is a partner in the firm’s Litigation and Chemical departments. He is also active in the firm’s Pharmaceutical, Opinions and Counseling practice groups.

Mr. McIntyre has decades of experience in all aspects of patent law, focusing primarily on chemical-related technologies.

He is an experienced litigator with track record of vigorously enforcing, and defending against, patent infringement claims to achieve the client’s business and litigation goals. His vast knowledge of patent prosecution informs off-the-beaten-path claims and defenses, providing a tactical advantage.

He is a skilled strategist and Certified Licensing Professional steering clients clear of others’ IP in due diligence, freedom-to-operate, and pre-litigation contexts and negotiations. He is also a focused communicator providing clear advice and guidance to clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to emerging entities to sole inventors.

Mr. McIntyre uses a hands-on, cradle-to-grave approach when obtaining patents, starting with identifying the best application drafting and filing strategies. His deep understanding of patent office procedures and tendencies in tandem with potential future litigation pitfalls allows him to pursue and achieve valuable, valid patent protection.

Bar Membership Other Than Virginia


  • UCLA School of Law (J.D.)
    • Editor, Environmental Law Journal
  • Cornell University (B.A.)
    • Chemistry and Biology


  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • Michigan
  • Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)