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

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

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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.

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History

Get to know our History

1968
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.

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ACCOLADES

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.

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Career

OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUR Career

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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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.

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Andrew M. Ollis
Partner
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Soumya  Panda
Senior Attorney
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Daniel J. Pereira, Ph.D.
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Long  Phan, Ph.D.
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Robert T. Pous
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Philippe J.C. Signore, Ph.D.
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John  Sipos
Patent Agent
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Ryan W. Smith
Partner
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Russell  Sorber
Patent Agent
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Erik M. Stang, Ph.D.
Patent Agent
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Robert  Tarcu
Partner
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Peifang  Tian, Ph.D.
Patent Agent
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Nanlin  Wang, Ph.D.
Technical Advisor
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Frank J. West
Of Counsel
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Jianping (James)  Wu
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Akihiro  Yamazaki
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