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

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


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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.

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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.

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