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

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


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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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