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

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


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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.

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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.

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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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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.

Droit américain des brevets : sa surprenante expansion en dehors du territoire américain

  • October 13, 2021
  • Article

Associated People

Philippe Signore authored the article "Droit américain des brevets : sa surprenante expansion en dehors du territoire américain"  (US Patent Law: Its Surprising Expansion Outside of the Borders) featured in the Association Francophone de la Propriete Intellectuelle in their September 2021 edition.