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

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


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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.

AIPPI ITC Seminar – Japan

Schedule : at Kanazawa Institute of Technology
Tokyo Toranomon Campus


You are invited to the AIPPI Japan ITC Seminar to be held on Friday, September 14, 2018 at 13:30-17:00

Registration fees:

5,000 yen for members and 10,000 yen for non-members

If you plan to attend, please complete the registration form shown at the AIPPI website and send it to AIPPI.

Note: Even if you’re not an AIPPI member, you can attend the seminar for 5,000 yen if you say Oblon referral (Oblonの紹介) in the last section (「その他ご要望等」欄) of the registration form. 

The registration is accepted on first come first served basis and attendance is limited to 65 participants.