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

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


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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.

ITC 337 Law Blog - Fact-based reporting of interesting developments about new and pending Section 337 investigations and commentary on important ITC designs
Protecting Designs Blog - A forum on matters involving the protection and enforcement of industrial design rights in the U.S.

Life Sciences Blog - a resource for quick access to relevant news at the intersection of patent law and Life sciences.

The AI Patent Blog - a blog post that reports on current developments on technology and legal issues that will impact AI and related fields in Industry 4.0, and share our insights with the IP community.