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

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

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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.