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

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


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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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