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

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


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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.

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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.

The Virginia 500 – The 2021 Power List

  • October 4, 2021
  • Firm News
  • Virginia Business

Associated People

Virginia Business released their second annual edition of the Virginia 500: The 2021 Power List.  These 500 professionals are recognized as Virginia’s most powerful and influential leaders in business, government, politics and education.  Congratulations to Philippe J.C. Signore who was recognized among 34 of the top professionals in the Law category.