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

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

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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

History

Get to know our History

1968
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

ACCOLADES

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.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUR

Career

OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUR Career

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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Downloadable

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.