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

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


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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.

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