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


Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Digital Health
Digital Health
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Energy & Renewables

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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.

Christopher  Ricciuti

Christopher Ricciuti

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T: (703) 412-3527
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Beyond the Office

Fun Facts about Chris:
  • Grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia, PA in a very large, Italian family (his Mom was one of nine children)
  • In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children (Isaac and Luke), golfing when he can find the time to sneak in a round, and staying active at the gym
  • Avid Philadelphia-sports fan, particularly for the Eagles and Phillies
  • Enjoys grilling and cooking for his family
    • Favorite dish: homemade lasagna with mini meatballs
    • Favorite comfort food: homemade buffalo-chicken cheesesteak
  • Loves being on the water
    • Hopes to own a boat someday to take his family on trips throughout the Chesapeake
  • Likes to travel and is slowly making his way throughout Europe
    • Favorite travel destination: London
    • Travel bucket list:
      • Japan
      • Hawaii
      • Greece
      • Spain
      • Portugal
    • Wants to drive across the U.S. with his family, hitting as many bucket list golf courses as he can along the way