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

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


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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.