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

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


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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.

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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

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T: (703) 412-6241
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