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

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


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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.

Conference: Strategies and Procedures for Challenging a U.S. Patent

Schedule : This Month

Associated People

Philippe Signore will be a speaker in Paris, France on May 18, 2022 at a conference organized by the European-American Chamber of Commerce. He will present on the various strategies and procedures available to third parties for challenging U.S. patents.