WHIPgroup attorneys obtained allowance of a patent application directed to a medical manipulation device. The patent application had received a final Office Action in which the claims were rejected as allegedly being anticipated by the cited art. WHIPgroup attorneys prepared a Response to the Final Office Action that was filed together with a request for consideration under the Post-Prosecution Pilot (P3) Program. The application was allowed shortly after the filing of the Response.
Recently, WHIPGROUP engaged in an arbitration that included a five day hearing in the City. Here are some thoughts about why arbitration is different (not clearly better or worse) than litigation. Venue The AAA arbitral [Read More…]
WHIPGroup previously filed a Motion to Dismiss a patent infringement suit filed against its client TomTom in the Western District of Texas. Rather than opposing WHIPGroup’s motion to dismiss, Plaintiff MDSP Technologies LLC voluntarily dismissed [Read More…]
WHIPgroup succeeded in having anticipation and indefiniteness rejections overturned by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). The claimed invention relates to a sequencing station that manages both sequencing and restacking tasks. The Examiner had [Read More…]