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

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


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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.

DTx East 2021

Schedule : at Boston, MA & Online

Associated People

DTx East 2021 is back with a bang! Bringing you 3 full days of cutting-edge content and an industry leading speaker faculty, this event provides you with a one-stop shop of all things digital therapeutics ensuring you leave the event with key takeaways and the knowledge to accelerate your own digital journey. We’ve got a lot to catch up on and DTx East has got you covered!

Jeffrey McIntyre will attend this event in person and Robert Tarcu will attend virtually.