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

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


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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.

ITC Confirms No Violation Finding on Behalf of Aisin Seiki

  • July 20, 2019
  • Firm News

Associated Practices

The Oblon Aisin Seiki litigation team recently prevailed in the on-going Aisin Seiki ITC litigation. The notice of final determination was issued by the ITC on July 19, 2019 and confirmed a finding of no violation of Section 337 in favor of Oblon client, Aisin Seiki and their customers, Toyota and Honda.