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

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


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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.

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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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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.

Andrew M. Ollis

Andrew M. Ollis

Partner ∙ US Office
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Andrew (Andy) M. Ollis, is a partner in the firm’s Litigation, Chemical, and Mechanical practice groups. Mr. Ollis is also active in the Opinions and Counseling practice group and in the Industrial Designs practice group.

Mr. Ollis counsels clients in all aspects of patent law including litigation, post-grant practice, infringement and validity opinions, clearance reviews, licensing, patent prosecution and portfolio development, and design patents. In counseling clients, Mr. Ollis believes in the importance of listening carefully to the issues presented and then matching the business needs to the most appropriate legal option.

Mr. Ollis has substantial experience in all phases of patent litigation in district courts and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. During the past several years Mr. Ollis has served as lead counsel in a design patent infringement litigation and argued before the Federal Circuit.

With a background in materials science, Mr. Ollis’s practice encompasses a wide range of technologies including glass, thin-film coatings, adhesives, laminates, packaging, food, semiconductors, electronic devices, LEDs, automated farm equipment, automated pharmacies, high voltage transmission line monitoring, metal processing, and clothing.


  • Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William & Mary (J.D.)
  • Cornell University (B.A.)
    • Political Science
    • Engineering coursework completed
  • George Mason University
    • Engineering coursework completed


  • Virginia
  • Registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia


  • Best Lawyers in America - Patent Law (2020-2022)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Section of Intellectual Property Law
  • Virginia Bar Association