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

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


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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.

Safeguarding innovation demands proactive IP counsel known for thought leadership and creative legal strategies. Safeguarding innovation demands Oblon.