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

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


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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.

Bogdan A. Zinchenko

Bogdan A. Zinchenko

Associate ∙ US Office
T: (703) 413-6508
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Bogdan A. Zinchenko is an associate in Oblon’s Electrical Patent Prosecution group.  His practice focuses on various aspects of patent law including patent drafting, prosecution, counseling and litigation support. Mr. Zinchenko, who is a former electrical engineer, works primarily in the electrical, software and mechanical arts. His legal experience includes matters involving analog/digital integrated circuits, automotive technologies, computer networks, defense systems, fabrication, liquid crystal displays, medical devices, natural language processing (NLP), semiconductor devices, telecommunications and video processing.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Zinchenko worked at a DC based general practice firm, preparing and prosecuting patent applications and counseling a variety of clients primarily on the development of IP strategies and patent portfolio management.

Bar Membership Other Than Virginia


  • University of Baltimore School of Law (J.D.)
  • Cornell University (M.Eng.)
    • Electrical Engineering
  • Cornell University (B.S.)
    • Electrical Engineering


  • Wisconsin
  • Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • Russian