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

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


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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.