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

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


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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.

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