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

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


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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.