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

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


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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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