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

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


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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.

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