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

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


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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: