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

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


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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.