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

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

Advanced Chemical/Pharma Patent Practice Institute

Schedule : This Month

Associated People

Daniel Pereira will be a panelist on the Responding to an Alleged Prima Facie Case of Obviousness by Attacking its Premise session at the Advanced Chemical/Pharma Patent Practice Institute: A Post Doc Bootcamp hosted by the AIPLA.