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

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

DTx East 2021

Schedule : at Boston, MA & Online

Associated People

DTx East 2021 is back with a bang! Bringing you 3 full days of cutting-edge content and an industry leading speaker faculty, this event provides you with a one-stop shop of all things digital therapeutics ensuring you leave the event with key takeaways and the knowledge to accelerate your own digital journey. We’ve got a lot to catch up on and DTx East has got you covered!

Jeffrey McIntyre will attend this event in person and Robert Tarcu will attend virtually.