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

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


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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.

Risk of Induced Infringement Even with Skinny Labels

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Associated People

Associated Technologies

This webinar discusses recent issues related to the use of a skinny label, in particular, the situations where the generic maker may still get sued on induced infringement. 

This webinar was co-hosted by Yuki Onoe and Derek Lightner, Ph.D.