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.
By Christopher J. Stankus COVID-19 has brought numerous changes to the legal industry’s approach to working remotely. Some changes have been ordered by the courts, while others have been instituted by practitioners. Some of these [Read More…]
WHIPgroup secured a favorable decision by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), reversing all obviousness rejections of claims directed to a rotating electrical machine. In particular, WHIPgroup successfully argued that the prior art motor [Read More…]
On Thursday, May 21, 2020, the Southern District Court of California dismissed all claims brought by Hylete, Inc. against WHIPgroup clients Rob Orlando and Hybrid Athletics because, according to the Court, all Hylete’s claims were [Read More…]