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

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


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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 Supports the People of Ukraine

  • May 4, 2022
  • Firm News

As the crisis in Ukraine continues, the firm is dedicated to assisting those in need. The Oblon firm matched employee donations to the International Committee of the Red Cross Campaign for the Crisis in Ukraine.

Please consider donating: