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

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


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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.

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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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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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