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


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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.

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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.

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A few ways to GET In Touch
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Telephone: 703-413-3000
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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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ArticleNovember 16, 2015

Trade Secrets V. Patents

Asia IP Vol 7 Issue 10

ArticleSept 2007

Umformulieren von „ Verwendungsansprüchen" für die US-amerikanische Patentpraxis

Mitteilungen der Deutschen Patentanwalte, Vol. 98, No. 7 pp. 400-404

PresentationsOct 2007

Patent Reform Act und Änderungen im US-Patentgesetz 2007

Presented at the fall conference of the Vereinigung von Fachleuten des Gewerblichen Rechtsschutzes (VPP), October 26, 2007, Augsburg Germany

Presented at the Polyolefins 2004 conference in Houston Texas

Post-Grant Proceedings Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board