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

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


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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.

Asserting U.S. Patents Against Foreign Companies: Considerations For Litigating U.S. Patents Against Entities Without a Significant U.S. Presence

Schedule : at Live Webinar

This webinar will provide a practical overview of the challenges of U.S. patent litigation against foreign (non-U.S.) entities. Issues discussed include the reach of U.S. patent law against foreign entities, the benefits and drawbacks of different forums (e.g., district court,  ITC, Amazon Neutral Patent Evaluation), personal jurisdiction issues, potential damages considerations, and discovery limitations.

Speaker:John Presper