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

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


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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.