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

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


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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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