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

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


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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 Firm Recognized by "IP Stars from Managing IP"

  • April 29, 2022
  • Firm News

The Oblon firm has been ranked in Virginia as a highly recommended firm for Intellectual Property for 2022 by IP Stars from Managing Intellectual Property

The research for the IP STARS guide has expanded over the years, covering over six IP practice areas and more than 70 jurisdictions, and has become the leading specialist rankings publication for the IP profession.