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

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


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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.