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

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

Philippe J.C. Signore, Ph.D.