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

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