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

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

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