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

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

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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.

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History

Get to know our History

1968
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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ACCOLADES

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.

OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUR

Career

OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUR Career

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.

Andrew M. Ollis

Andrew M. Ollis

Partner ∙ US Office
E: aollis@oblon.com
T: (703) 413-3000
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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.


Education

  • 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

Admissions

  • 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

Accolades

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

Professional Affiliations

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

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