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

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

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.

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