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

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


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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.

IAM Connect – AI IP 2022

Schedule : This Month

Associated People

IAM Media will be hosting their annual Artificial Intelligence & IP conference virtually. Oblon is a Gold Sponsor and Sameer Gokhale will mediate the “Protecting AI-Related Products” session.