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

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


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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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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.