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

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


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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.

Alec M. Royka