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

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

Pre-Meeting: Partnering in Patents #aiplaAM21

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Associated People

The USPTO and AIPLA are hosting the 28th Annual Partnering in Patents event remotely as a pre-conference event to our Annual Meeting. This virtual, one day program fosters an open dialogue between AIPLA members and the USPTO.

Anna Lloyd will be a panelist on the Panel 1: Legal Updates on Anticipation and Obviousness along with other professionals.

For more information on the AIPLA Annual Meeting, click here.