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

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


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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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