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

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


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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 West 2022

Schedule :

Associated People

Partners Robert Tarcu and James Love will be attending the DTx West Conference in San Mateo, California on February 23-25, 2022. Oblon is sponsoring as a Summit Partner.