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

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


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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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