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

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


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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.

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