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Jacob J. Oliphant


Jacob is a dedicated advocate for clients in the fields of intellectual property litigation, commercial and business disputes, patent drafting, acquisition, and enforcement, and guidance and protection of intellectual property rights. He is committed to securing optimal results for clients, whether through negotiation and settlement, alternative dispute resolution options like mediation or arbitration, or trials before a judge or jury.

Jacob’s litigation expertise encompasses a wide array of claims, including patent, copyright, and trademark infringement and non-infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets, artists’ rights, deceptive trade practices, unfair competition, and breach of contract, among others. He is proficient in all critical aspects of patent litigation, from pre-lawsuit diligence, motion practice, and discovery, to claim construction, infringement and validity analysis, aiding experts in preparing technical reports, inter partes review, and trial. His litigation experience covers a diverse range of technologies, including software applications, mechanical and industrial devices, and chemical technologies. Additionally, Jacob has experience in patent licensing, copyright acquisition and licensing, and trademark acquisition and licensing.

Bar Admissions

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office
  • Oklahoma State Bar
  • U. S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma
  • U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


  • Oklahoma City University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
  • University of Oklahoma, B.S., Mechanical Engineering

Awards & Accomplishments

  • OCU Law Certificate in Dispute Resolution
  • CALI Award in Legal Research & Writing II
  • OCU Law Faculty Honor Roll and Dean’s List
  • University Scholars Program and Scholarship Recipient


  • “Extended Realities and the Visual Artists Rights Act,” Note, Oklahoma City Law Review, 45 Okla. City U.LL. Rev. 265

Professional Activites

  • Federal Bar Association
  • Phi Delta Phi Honorary Society
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Student Member
  • University of Oklahoma Engineer’s Club
  • The National Scholars Honor Society
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Delta Tau Delta Fraternity, Chapter President, 2017