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

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


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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.