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

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


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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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