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

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


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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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