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

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


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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.

A few ways to

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.

Oblon Ranked in Top 10 Go-To Firms for PTAB Litigation

  • February 28, 2020
  • Firm News
  • Law360

Associated Practices

Law360 released the article “These Firms Racked Up the Most Patent Work Last Decade,” which lists the top ten ‘Go-To Firms’ for Patent Plaintiffs, Patent Suit Targets, and PTAB Litigation. Oblon is ranked in the Top Ten Go-To Firms for PTAB Litigation for 2012-2019.