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

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


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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.

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