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

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


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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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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.

Fed. Circ.'s PTAB Ruling Casts Spotlight On Arbitration Pacts

  • September 14, 2021
  • Article
  • Law360

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Associated Practices

Christopher Ricciuti is quoted in the Law360 article "Fed. Circ.'s PTAB Ruling Casts Spotlight On Arbitration Pacts."