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

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


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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.