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

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

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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