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

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


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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.

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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.

Yuki  Onoe

Yuki Onoe

Partner ∙ Tokyo Office
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Yuki Onoe is a partner and Co-Head of the Chemical Practice Group. Ms. Onoe also serves as head of the Tokyo office and is a partner in the Life Sciences and Litigation Practice Groups. Ms. Onoe prepares and prosecutes U.S. patent applications in the areas including pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, optical materials, and battery components. Ms. Onoe is particularly skilled in the interdisciplinary areas involving artificial intelligence (AI)/machine learning (ML) and the chemical/pharmaceutical technologies. She provides legal opinions and counseling, and assists clients in pre-litigation investigations, discovery, and post-grant proceedings.

Ms. Onoe has previously worked at a patent law firm in Osaka, Japan. She also worked at an IP boutique in Chicago where she focused on prosecuting chemistry-related applications.

A Japanese national educated both in Japan and the United States, Ms. Onoe is particularly skilled in communicating with Japanese companies and explaining various issues involving legal and technical matters.


  • The John Marshall Law School (J.D.)
  • Georgetown University (M.S.)
    • Computational Linguistics
  • Osaka University (M.S.)
    • Chemistry
  • Osaka University (B.S.)
    • Chemistry


  • Virginia
  • Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office


  • IAM Patent 1000: The World's Leading Patent Professionals - selected as Top Patent Professional (2019-2020)


  • Japanese

Professional Affiliations

  • Phi Delta Phi