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

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


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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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