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

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


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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.

AdvanSE Life Sciences Conference 2021

Schedule : at Charleston, South CarolinaWild Dunes HotelThis Week

Oblon is a Platinum Sponsor of the 2021 AdvanSE Conference by SE Life Sciences on October 27-29, 2021. Attorneys Jeff McIntyre, Grace Kim, and Patent Agent Erik Stang will be attending this conference. 

This is a must-attend life science conference for the biopharma, medtech, diagnostic, and digital health industries wishing to do business in the region. This conference will feature the best companies from the southeast in the small company program and top-notch educational programming.