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

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


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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.

AdvanSE Life Sciences Conference 2022

Schedule : at Hotel at Avalon - Atlanta, GA

Associated People

SEMDA and SEBIO have joined to form the Southeast Life Sciences organization; they are hosting the ADVANSE Life Sciences Conference in Atlanta, GA. Oblon is a sponsor and Jeffrey McIntyre will be attending.