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

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


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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.

A few ways to

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.

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