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

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

Daniel J. Pereira, Ph.D.