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

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


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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.

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.

Teddy S. Gron

Teddy S. Gron

Of Counsel ∙ US Office
T: (703) 413-3000
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