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

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


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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.