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

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


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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.

In 'Unique' Case, Gibson Blocks Guitar Sales Despite Suit Delay

  • August 5, 2022
  • Article
  • Bloomberg Law

Associated People

Brian Darville was quoted in "In 'Unique' Case, Gibson Blocks Guitar Sales Despite Suit Delay," featured in Bloomberg Law.