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

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


Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Digital Health
Digital Health
Energy & Renewables
Energy & Renewables

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
Learn More +

Tokyo Office

Telephone: +81-3-6212-0550
Learn More +


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.

The information you obtain at this site is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. We invite you to contact us and welcome your calls, letters and electronic mail. Contacting us does not create an attorney-client relationship. Please do not send any confidential information to us until such time as an attorney-client relationship has been established.