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

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


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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.

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