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

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


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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.

James R. Love