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

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


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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.