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

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


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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.