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

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


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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.

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