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

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


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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.