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

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


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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.