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

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

Steven B. Chang

Steven B. Chang

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