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

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

ITC to Probe Honda Imports After Noninfringement Ruling

  • February 26, 2019
  • Firm News
  • Law360

"The ITC will review an administrative law judge's determination that motor products imported and sold in the US by Honda, Toyota and other companies do not infringe the asserted claims of two Intellectual Ventures patents covering thermoplastic parts."

Eric Schweibenz, John Kern, Alex Englehart, and John Presper are the counsel for Aisin Seiki in the 337-TA-1073 ITC investigation.