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

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


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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.