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

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


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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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