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

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