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

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


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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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