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

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

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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.