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

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