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

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

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History

Get to know our History

1968
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.

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ACCOLADES

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.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUR

Career

OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUR Career

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.

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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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Downloadable

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.

Eric W. Schweibenz

Eric W. Schweibenz

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  • ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-1139) Regarding Certain Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems On December 10, 2018, the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1139).  By way of background, this investigation is based on a October 3, 2018 complaint filed by Juul Labs, Inc. of San Francisco, California alleging violation of Section 337 by way of unlawful importation into the U.S., selling for importation, and/or selling within the U.S. after importation certain electronic... More
  • Extang Corporation And Laurmark Enterprises File New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Pickup Truck Folding Bed Cover Systems On December 7, 2018, Extang Corp. and Laurmark Enterprises, Inc. d/b/a BAK Industries (collectively, “Complainants”)—both of Ann Arbor, Michigan—filed a complaint (part 1 and part 2) requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.  The complaint alleges that the following entities (collectively, the “Proposed Respondents”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain pickup truck folding bed cover systems and components thereof that infringe one or more claims of U.S.... More
  • ALJ Lord Sets Procedural Schedule In Certain Semiconductor Lithography Systems (337-TA-1137) On November 26, 2018, ALJ Dee Lord issued Order No. 4 in Certain Semiconductor Lithography Systems and Components Thereof (337-TA-1137).  By way of background, this investigation is based on a September 12, 2018 complaint filed by ASML Netherlands B.V. of the Netherlands, ASML US, L.P. of Chandler, Arizona, and ASML US, LLC of Chandler, Arizona alleging violation of Section 337 by way of unlawful importation into the U.S., selling for importation, and/or selling within the U.S. after importation certain semiconductor lithography... More
  • ALJ Cheney Sets Procedural Schedule In Certain Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment Mask Systems (337-TA-1136) On November 21, 2018, ALJ Clark S. Cheney issued Order No. 5 in Certain Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatment Mask Systems and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1136).  By way of background, this investigation is based on a September 10, 2018 complaint filed by Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Ltd. of New Zealand alleging violation of Section 337 by way of unlawful importation into the U.S., selling for importation, and/or selling within the U.S. after importation certain obstructive sleep apnea treatment mask systems and... More
  • Juul Labs Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Cartridges For Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems On November 19, 2018, Juul Labs, Inc. (“Juul”) of San Francisco, California filed a complaint (part 1, part 2, part 3, and part 4) requesting that the U.S. International Trade Commission (“Commission”) commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.  The complaint alleges that the following entities (collectively, the “Proposed Respondents”) unlawfully import into the U.S., sell for importation, and/or sell within the U.S. after importation certain cartridges for electronic nicotine delivery systems that infringe one or more claims of U.S. Patent... More