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

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


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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.