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

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


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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.