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

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


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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.

Jumping Through Hoops – Asia IP

  • March 31, 2016
  • Firm News
  • Asia IP Law

Associated People

Associated Technologies

Richard Kelly was interviewed by Asia IP Law regarding the legal, economic and political challenges facing the global pharmaceutical industry in 2016. Mr. Kelly’s contributions to the piece was recently published in the March issue of the Asia IP magazine.