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

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

  • Co-lead counsel for Roku in a patent-infringement action concerning video-streaming technology. Diatek Licensing v. Roku, 6:21-cv-00777 (W.D. Tex.)
  • Counsel for Prysmian in a patent-infringement action regarding fire proof cable splices. RSCC Wire & Cable v. Prysmian Cable and Systems, 1:20-cv-12219 (D. Mass.)
  • Counsel for Mixed in Key in a patent-infringement action regarding music composition software. Mixed In Key v. Hexachords SAS, 1:20-cv-24653 (S.D.Fla.)
  • Counsel for Roku in a patent-infringement action concerning streaming media players and TV technology. MV3 Partners v. Roku, 6:18-cv-00308 (W.D.Tex.)
  • Counsel for Transitions Optical and Essilor in a patent-infringement action concerning photochromic dye technology. AlphaMicron, Inc. v. Transitions Optical, et al., 8:19-cv-1068 (M.D. Fla.)
  • Counsel for Plastic Omnium in a patent infringement action regarding automotive fuel tank assemblies. Plastic Omnium Advanced Innovation and Research v. Donghee America, Inc. et al., 1-16-cv-00187 (D.Del.)
  • Counsel for Command Web Offset Company, Inc., Sandy Alexander, Inc., Specialty Promotions, Inc., and Worzalla Publishing Company in Multi-District patent infringement litigation concerning patents relating generally to methods for receiving customer files, using a computer network to perform various prepress functions, and creating a PDF file. In re CTP Innovations, LLC Patent Litigation Actions (MDL Case No. 14-md-02581-MJG)
  • Counsel for SkyHawke in a patent-infringement action concerning graphical user interfaces for handheld electronics. L&H Concepts v. SkyHawke Technologies, 2:13-cv-00199 (E.D.Tex); 3:14-cv-00224 (S.D.Miss.)
  • Counsel for L’Oreal in a patent-infringement action regarding sunscreen technology. L'Oreal SA et al v. MSD Consumer Care, Inc., 1-12-cv-99 (D. Del.)
  • Counsel for Kyorin, Senju, and Allergan in ANDA litigation involving ophthalmic solutions. Kyorin et al. v. Apotex, 07-cv-779 (D. Del.)