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

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


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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.