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

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


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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 Professionals Take to the Green with our International Guests

  • June 21, 2022
  • Firm News

International Guests, Mr. Takamitsu Aisaka from Ajinomoto and Mr. Hideaki Yoshihara from Aisin Technical Center of America Inc., joined our professionals for a "Grand Slam Experience" at Oblon’s 42nd Annual International Golf Tournament at the Renditions Gold Course in Maryland, this past Wednesday. 

Pictured: Grace Kim, Mr. Aisaka, Philippe Signore, and Alec Royka