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 has prevailed in another patent appeal before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). The invention relates to an adjustable piston with an inner plastic nut that helps withstand high frequency pulsing loads. The [Read More…]
Earlier this month WHIPgroup asked the Supreme Court to take up the important issue of whether a court can overlook factual allegations in a patentee’s infringement complaint at the pleading stage and find that the [Read More…]
WHIPgroup Successfully obtained patent allowance with an Appeal Brief. The invention is directed to an agitator ball mill, and has cams with specific ratios that improve mixing, cooling, and durability. The Patent Office rejected all [Read More…]