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

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


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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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Past Events

PTAB Developments Webinar

Schedule : at Live Webinar - Hosted by wipr patents Live

2020 PTAB Bar Association Annual Conference

Schedule : at Virtual Conference

SEMDA 2019 Medtech Conference

Schedule : at Alpharetta, GA