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

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


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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.