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

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


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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.

Derek  Lightner, Ph.D.