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

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


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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 Recognized by IP STARS 2022

  • July 1, 2022
  • Firm News

The Oblon firm has ranked Nationally for Patent Prosecution and PTAB Litigation 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 ranking publication for the IP profession.