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

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


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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 Team Practices Social Distancing – COVID 19 Update

  • March 20, 2020
  • Firm News

In order to cooperate in the fight against COVID-19, Oblon has done its part and for the first time in the history of the company, a large portion of our staff and professionals are teleworking full-time with a small team working on-site. This has enabled us to take care of our employees and at the same time seamlessly support our clients. Together, while keeping our social distance, we will overcome this new challenge.