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

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


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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.

Richard D. Kelly