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

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


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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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