WHIPgroup successfully argued a Motion to Dismiss on behalf of its client, Hobbs Medical. The case was filed in federal court in the District of Massachusetts with claims for patent infringement. WHIPgroup filed a Motion to Dismiss in March for failure to state a claim upon which relief could be granted. The Motion argued that the Plaintiff failed to plead with sufficiency and that the asserted patent claims were not directed to eligible subject matter. Oral arguments were held on August 2 and the Court dismissed the case with prejudice the next week.
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Jasmine Gratton is completing her LL.M in Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law at Fordham University School of Law. She has an LL.B. from University of Bristol Law School in England, and completed her thesis [Read More…]