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

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

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Past Events

Advanced Trademark Law 2021: Current Issues

Schedule : at Webinar

AIPLA Mid-Winter Institute 2020

Schedule : at Phoenix, AZ

12th Global Intellectual Property Convention

Schedule : at New Delhi, India

2019 AIPLA Annual Meeting

Schedule : at Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center

PLI's Advanced Trademark Law 2018: Current Issues

Schedule : at PLI New York Center 1177 Avenue of the Americas, (2nd floor), entrance on 45th Street, New York, New York 10036

AIPLA 8th Annual Trademark Boot Camp

Schedule : at Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel