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

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

PTAB Developments Webinar

Schedule : at Live Webinar - Hosted by wipr patents Live

2020 PTAB Bar Association Annual Conference

Schedule : at Virtual Conference

SEMDA 2019 Medtech Conference

Schedule : at Alpharetta, GA