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

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


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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.