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

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


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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.

Oblon Partner Named National Law Journal: Intellectual Property Trailblazer

  • November 9, 2020
  • Firm News
  • National Law Journal

Associated People

Eric Schweibenz has been recognized as a 2020 Intellectual Property Trailblazer by The National Law Journal.