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

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


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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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