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

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


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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 Litigation Partner and General Counsel, Tia Fenton, Recognized as a 2022 Influential Woman of Law

  • April 4, 2022
  • Firm News

Associated People

Tia Fenton, Oblon’s Partner, General Counsel, and Co-Chair of the Litigation Department, has been named a 2022 Influential Woman of Law by Virginia Lawyers Weekly. Virginia Lawyers Weekly will host the third annual event “Influential Women of Law” event on May 25, 2022 honoring outstanding women lawyers and judges making a difference in the profession, their communities and our commonwealth.