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

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


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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.

Richard D. Kelly

Richard D. Kelly

Senior Partner ∙ US Office
T: (703) 412-6241
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