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

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


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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)