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

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


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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.