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

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

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