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

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


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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.

A few ways to

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.

2021 Maryland Life Sciences Bio Innovation Conference

Schedule : at Bethesda Country Club

Daniel Pereira and Grace Kim will be attending the Maryland Life Sciences Bio Innovation Conference on October 4-6, 2021. 

The Maryland Life Sciences Bio Innovation Conference will connect top life sciences professionals in the region with leading global brands, venture capitalists and promising startups. This forum offers an exciting and unique opportunity to reach industry leaders and decision makers across the industry and demonstrate to colleagues and clients how your products or services can lead the way to a healthier tomorrow.

Presented by Maryland Life Sciences, a division of the Maryland Tech Council, the Maryland Life Sciences Bio Innovation Conference is driving the future of life sciences in Maryland.

Support the Maryland Life Sciences Bio Innovation Conference that:

  • Connects more than 500 top researchers, business leaders, academia, venture capitalists, promising startups and industry professionals in the life sciences industry based in the region
  • Builds a stronger life sciences community in Maryland by nurturing a vibrant environment where innovation thrives
  • Facilitates networking opportunities and business development through the BIO One-on-One Partnering System and dedicated networking time
  • Provides access to advocacy, state and federal agencies, and commercial and scientific industries