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

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

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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.

Kevin Ross  Davis

Kevin Ross Davis

Senior Attorney ∙ US Office
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Kevin Ross Davis is a senior attorney in the firm’s Electrical and Mechanical Patent Prosecution practice groups. His practice includes a range of technologies for several multi-national corporations. Kevin prosecutes patent applications related to vehicles including hybrid vehicles, electric vehicles, autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles, advanced driver-assistance systems, and vehicle software control; images including cameras, projectors, LCD displays, OLED displays, medical imaging, and coding and compression; electronics manufacturing including semiconductor design, semiconductor fabrication, and printed circuit board manufacturing; data encryption, management, and machine learning; medical devices; packaging and containers; cellular and wireless technologies; computer networks; and the Internet of Things.

Kevin has also rendered non-infringement and invalidity opinions, provided litigation support, as well as counseled foreign and domestic clients.


  • Franklin Pierce Law Center (J.D.)
  • Franklin Pierce Law Center (LL.M.)
    • Intellectual Property
  • University of Virginia (B.S.)
    • Electrical Engineering


  • Virginia
  • Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Supreme Court of Virginia
  • Eastern District of Virginia

Professional Affiliations

  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)