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

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


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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.

Aldo  Martinez

Aldo Martinez

Partner ∙ US Office
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Aldo Martinez is a partner in Oblon’s Electrical Patent prosecution group. He brings more than 10 years of real-world industry experience as an electrical engineer to his practice of intellectual property law.  Mr. Martinez helps clients develop world-wide patent portfolios, and directs and manages patent prosecution on behalf of clients in Asian, European, Latin American, and Middle Eastern countries, such as Japan, China, India, Russia, the European Union, Mexico, Argentina, Israel and Saudi Arabia.

Mr. Martinez is experienced in a wide range of technological areas including factory automation and industrial controls, wired/wireless communication systems, automotive electronics, medical electronics, display technology (LED, LCD, TFT), battery systems, and digital health systems.  He also helps clients identify and prosecute standard-essential applications, including applications related to NFC, IEEE 802.11, LTE, LTE-A, MPEG-DASH, ATSC, and other technological standards.

Additional experience includes:

  • representing clients before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board in Ex Parte appeals
  • post-grant proceedings, such as Ex Parte Reexamination and Inter Partes Review
  • counseling clients regarding invalidity and infringement issues, including preparation of invalidity and non-infringement opinions.

Bar Membership Other Than Virginia


  • Florida International University College of Law (J.D.)
  • Florida International University (M.S.E.E., cum laude)
  • Florida International University (B.S.E.E., cum laude)


  • Florida
  • Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


  • Spanish

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Hispanic National Bar Association