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

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


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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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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.