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

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


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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.