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

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


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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.

Claim Drafting Pitfalls

Schedule :

Partners Daniel Pereira, Ph.D. and Grace Kim co-hosted the webinar "Claim Drafting Pitfalls," on May 10, 2022. This webinar will explore the common issues that arise when drafting claims for prosecution in the USPTO.