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

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


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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.