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

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


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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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