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

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


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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.