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

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

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.