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

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


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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.