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

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


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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.