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

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