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

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

ITC 337 Law Blog - Fact-based reporting of interesting developments about new and pending Section 337 investigations and commentary on important ITC designs
Protecting Designs Blog - A forum on matters involving the protection and enforcement of industrial design rights in the U.S.

Life Sciences Blog - a resource for quick access to relevant news at the intersection of patent law and Life sciences.

The AI Patent Blog - a blog post that reports on current developments on technology and legal issues that will impact AI and related fields in Industry 4.0, and share our insights with the IP community.