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

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


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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.

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