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

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


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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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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.

Richard D. Kelly

Richard D. Kelly

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