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

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


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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.