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

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


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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.

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