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

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


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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 PTAB Bar Association Annual Conference

Schedule : at Ritz-Carlton Washington DC

The 2021 PTAB Bar Association Annual Conference will take place September 22-24, 2021.

The 2020 Annual Conference was a successful event with attendees including attorneys from in-house and law firm offices around the country. Christopher Ricciuti, Michael Casey, Grace Kim, Elissa Sanford and Alec Royka will be attending.