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

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


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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.