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

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


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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.

Robert  Tarcu

Robert Tarcu

Partner ∙ US Office
T: (703) 413-2739
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Past Events

DTx West 2022

Schedule :

DTx East 2021

Schedule : at Boston, MA & Online

2019 ABA-IPL Annual Meeting and 34th Intellectual Property Law Conference

Schedule : at Crystal Gateway Marriott Arlington, VA