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

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