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

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


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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.