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

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


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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.