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

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

Teddy S. Gron

Teddy S. Gron

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