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

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


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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.

Oblon Continues to Help Improve Children's Lives Through Better Vision

  • October 9, 2020
  • Firm News

Oblon continues to support the Essilor Vision Foundation on their efforts to improve vision in the world during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Essilor Vision Foundation is committed to making sure every child sees clearly. Oblon donates to help improve children’s lives through better vision worldwide. 

“EVF is a great cause.  Oblon is committed to being part of the solution for the children in need of better vision and to meaningfully contributing to our community," said Philippe Signore, Managing Partner.