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

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

Oblon Partner, Head of Tokyo Office, Yuki Onoe, Recognized as a 2023 Best Lawyer in Japan

  • April 14, 2022
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Associated People

Yuki Onoe, Partner, Head of Oblon’s Tokyo office, member of the Management Committee, Co-chair of the Chemical practice group, and member of the Life Sciences practice group, has been recognized in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in Japan in the Life Sciences Practice.

Best Lawyers is one of the oldest and most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession, and has been a publisher for more than three decades. Best Lawyers employs a sophisticated, conscientious, rational, and transparent survey process designed to elicit meaningful and substantive evaluations of quality legal services.

Best Lawyers in Japan
        Yuki Onoe, Life Sciences (2023)