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

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


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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.

17th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute

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Associated People

Daniel Pereira will be presenting on “Obviousness and Double Patenting” at The 17th Annual Advanced Patent Law Institute event hosted by The University of Texas School of Law and George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School