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

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


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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.