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

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