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

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

  • July 20, 2022
  • Article
  • Law360

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Don McPhail has been quoted in Law360 in the article "Oblon McClelland Scoops Partner from Dickinson Wright."