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

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


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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.