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

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


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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.