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

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