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

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


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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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