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

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


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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.