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

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


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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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