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

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

2022 INTA Annual Meeting

Schedule : This Month

Brian Darville and Christopher Donahue are attending the International Trademark Association's  2022 Annual Meeting Live + on April 30 - May 3, 2022 in Washington, D.C. 

Join the most influential brand professionals from across the globe and across industries at the largest gathering of its kind! INTA’s Annual Meeting Live+ is bridging the physical and digital divide with an event unlike any other—with options for everyone.