Whitmyer IP Group often represents corporations with over a hundred years of history or having thousands of employees, but they also save a few seats at the table for even the smallest of startups. Recently, WHIPGroup helped brothers Keith and Kyle Jordan to enhance their IP protection covering their sole product, a hockey puck bottle opener. With the valuable insight of experienced patent prosecutors Michael Kosma and Patrick Duplessis, WHIPGroup’s newest addition Paul Fraulo was able to draft his first utility application filed with the firm.
WHIPgroup obtained another patent allowance using the After Final Consideration Pilot (AFCP) Program. In U.S. Application No. 15/239,469 directed to an eccentric well pipe, a Final Office Action rejected pending claims for obviousness. WHIPgroup attorneys [Read More…]
WHIPgroup attorneys were successful in using the Pre-Appeal Brief Review program to overcome a final rejection. During prosecution, the USPTO rejected claims directed to a method for actively damping oscillations in a compression process as [Read More…]
By Patrick D. Duplessis In a petition filed this month with the U.S. Supreme Court, patent owner Cave Consulting Group (CCGroup) draws attention to a persistent split at the Federal Circuit concerning foundational claim construction [Read More…]