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

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


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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.