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

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


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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.