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

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


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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.

Nanlin  Wang, Ph.D.

Nanlin Wang, Ph.D.

Technical Advisor ∙ US Office
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Nanlin Wang, Ph.D. is a technical advisor in the firm’s Electrical and Mechanical Practice Group.

Dr. Wang graduated from Iowa State University, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineer, and majored in solid state electronics.

Before join Oblon, Dr. Wang was Senior Process Integration Engineer in a top Memory Company where his role covered both R&D and manufacturing of semiconductor memories (Dram and NAND Flash). After 10 years’ service in Memory industry, Dr. Wang joined a leading semiconductor foundry company as a Member of Technical Staff where he gained extensive experience in semiconductor logic devices (such as CPU and GPU). His industry experience ranges from semiconductor process, equipment, device, circuit design (analogy & digital) to manufacturing and quality control.

Dr. Wang holds 15 peer-reviewed publications and some of his publications gain hundreds of citations from other researchers.


  • Iowa State University (Ph.D.)
    • Electrical Engineering
  • Tsinghua University, Beijing, China (M.S.)
    • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Central South University, Changsha, China (B.S.)
    • Materials Science and Engineering


  • Chinese