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

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


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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.

BIO Alabama 2022 Annual Conference

Schedule : at Grand Bohemian Hotel in Mountain Brook (AL)

Associated People

Oblon is sponsoring the BIO Alabama 2022 Annual Conference “Building Alabama’s Biohorizons" in Birmingham, Alabama. Jeffrey McIntyre will be attending this event.