WHIPgroup was successful in using the P3 program to advance prosecution of an application for a robot control system. The claims were rejected in a Final Office Action as being obvious over several prior art references. WHIPgroup argued that the Office had failed to identify the claimed limitations in the prior art and, as a result, had not made a prima facie case. The Panel was persuaded and the rejections were withdrawn without the need for filing an Appeal or RCE.
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…]