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

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


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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.