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

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

A few ways to

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.

Oblon Attorney Recognized by Managing Intellectual Property's IP Stars 2020

  • May 08, 2020
  • Firm News

Associated People

Oblon is proud to announce one partner has been recognized by Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars 2020:

  • Philippe Signore
MIP's listing of the country's leading intellectual property attorneys is based on surveys and interviews with peers and in-house counsel from the world's leading companies.