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

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


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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.