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

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


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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.

Donald R. McPhail

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T: (703) 412-1432
F: (703) 413-2220
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