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

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


Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Digital Health
Digital Health
Energy & Renewables
Energy & Renewables

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
Learn More +

Tokyo Office

Telephone: +81-3-6212-0550
Learn More +


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