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

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


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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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