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

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


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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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