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

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


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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.

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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.

Helping Hands for the Holidays

  • December 28, 2021
  • Firm News

Associated People

On December 23, 2021 in the Marunouchi Business District and around the Tokyo office, an event called “Christmas Santa Clean-Up Walk 2021” took place, where over 250 office workers dressed in Santa costumes gathered to clean up garbage. Yuki Onoe, Kasumi Kanetaka and Junko Konishi joined this cause.




PICTURED: Group Picture (Left to Right): Junko Konishi, Yuki Onoe & Kasumi Kanetaka / Solo Picture: Yuki Onoe