WHIPgroup obtained another reversal from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. The invention is directed to a computer-generated overlay for identifying areas of interest during surgery. The Patent Office issued a final office action rejecting all claims for being obvious over a combination of several references. WHIPgroup pursued an Appeal and argued prior art telestrations failed to teach predefined overlay patterns. After oral argument, the Board agreed with WHIPgroup’s arguments that the Patent Office incorrectly interpreted the claim language and reversed all rejections.
WHIPgroup continues to represent its client’s best interests, filing counterclaims in an ongoing arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association. WHIPgroup brought claims for breach of contract and unjust enrichment as well as tortious interference [Read More…]
WHIPgroup filed a Complaint in the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, on behalf of its client Koslow Technologies Corporation of Waterbury, Connecticut. The Complaint stems from a consulting agreement where Defendant Culligan International Company, [Read More…]
By: Jasmine B. Gratton, Matthew U. Silfin The U.S. Copyright Office has recently started reviewing claims at the new Copyright Claims Board (CCB). After some delay, the first claim was filed on June 16, 2022, [Read More…]