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

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


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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.

AdvanSE Life Sciences Conference 2022

Schedule : at Hotel at Avalon - Atlanta, GAToday!

Associated People

SEMDA and SEBIO have joined to form the Southeast Life Sciences organization; they are hosting the ADVANSE Life Sciences Conference in Atlanta, GA. Oblon is a sponsor and Jeffrey McIntyre will be attending.