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

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