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

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