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

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