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

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


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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.