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

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


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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.