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

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


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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.

Joint International Symposium on U.S. & European Patent Practice 2020

  • February 25, 2020
  • Firm News

Oblon and Maiwald co-hosted the “Joint International Symposium on European Patent Practice 2020” in Munich, Germany on February 20, 2020. James Love, David Longo, Dr. Daniel Pereira, and Andy Ollis attended and presented at this event. 

Pictured: Daniel Pereira, James Love, Alexander Ortlieb, Andrea Lasar, Norbert Hansen, Dave Longo, Derk Vos and Andy Ollis.