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

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