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

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