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

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


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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.

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