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

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


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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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