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

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