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

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


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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.