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

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


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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.