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

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

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.

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Biography (Japanese)

尾上 友紀


尾上 友紀氏は、化学プラクティスグループのパートナー、共同部門長です。尾上氏はまた東京事務所の所長であり、ライフサイエンスプラクティスと訴訟プラクティスグループのパートナーでもあります。尾上氏は、医薬品、診断薬、サプリメント、光学材料、バッテリー部品などの分野の米国特許出願・権利化業務に従事しています。また、法律鑑定やカウンセリングの提供、訴訟前調査、ディスカバリ、特許付与後手続きにおける顧客のサポートも行っています。




  • The John Marshall Law School (J.D.)
  • Georgetown University (M.S.)
    • Computational Linguistics
  • Osaka University (M.S.)
    • Chemistry
  • Osaka University (B.S.)
    • Chemistry


  • Virginia
  • Registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office


  • IAM Patent 1000: The World's Leading Patent Professionals - selected as Top Patent Professional (2019-2020)


  • Japanese

Professional Affiliations

  • Phi Delta Phi