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

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


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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.