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

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


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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.