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

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


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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.

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