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

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