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

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

Conférences 2021 sur L'actualité du Droit des Brevets Aux USA (ASPI)

Schedule : Next Month

Associated People

Philippe Signore will be presenting at the 2021 annual  ASPI Conferences on US patent law. 

If health and safety conditions permit, these events will take place in person: 
Tuesday, 5 October : in the region of Rhône-Alpes (conference location TBD)
Thursday, 8 October: Paris - in the premises of INPI (Courbevoie)
Monday, 11 October: Rennes in the Orange premises
If we cannot gather due to COVID-19, these seminars will be held virtually on Tuesday, October 5 from 14:00-17:00 (2-5pm).