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

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


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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.