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

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


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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.

Philippe J.C. Signore, Ph.D.

Philippe J.C. Signore, Ph.D.

Managing Partner ∙ US Office
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