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

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


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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.