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

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


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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.