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

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


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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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