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

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


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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.