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

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


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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.

Japanese Intellectual Property Association (JIPA) Seminar

Schedule :

Oblon is honored to host the Japanese Intellectual Property Association (JIPA) Seminar on Friday, November 1st at the Alexandria office.

  • John Presper and Alexander Englehart will give a presentation entitled: A Case Study of a Section 337 Action at the ITC.
  • Teddy Gron will lecture and give a tour of the USPTO along with Oblon professionals