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

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