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

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


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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.

SCBIO 2022 – The Life Sciences Conference of SC

Schedule :

Associated People

Associated Technologies

Partners Jeff McIntyre and Grace Kim will attend the SCBIO Conference in South Carolina on February 22-24, 2022. Oblon is a sponsor and will have a virtual and in-person presence.

This event will join hundreds of industry leaders, government and higher education officials, biotechnology and pharma executives, medical device, medtech, health IT and life sciences supporters from across America on February 22-24, 2022 for SCBIO 2022 – South Carolina Life Sciences' Annual Conference delivered in-person as well as virtually to you from Charleston, SC!