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

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


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About Our

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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.

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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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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