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

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


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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.

Intellectual Property and Innovation Policy for 5G and the Internet of Things

Schedule : at George Mason University

Oblon is a Gold Sponsor of the "Intellectual Property and Innovation Policy for 5G and the Internet of Things" presented by C-IP2 at George Mason University. Sameer Gokhale, Kurt Berger and Johnny Ma will be attending virtually.