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

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

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