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

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


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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.

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