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 The Panel was persuaded and the rejections were withdrawn without the need for filing an Appeal or RCE.
By Wesley W. Whitmyer, Jr. Not every person is a match for every job. Patents are expensive and complicated legal documents. No less authority than the US Supreme Court noted long ago that “[t]he specification [Read More…]
By William L Birks III In a patent infringement suit, plaintiffs often seek damages for lost sales of infringing products. While this is the most obvious source of recovery, opportunities for larger damage rewards may [Read More…]
WHIPgroup recently made appearances on behalf of client WhitServe LLC in two IPRs brought by Dropbox Inc. The IPRs were filed in response to WhitServe’s patent infringement lawsuit against Dropbox Inc. in the District of Delaware. WhitServe’s U.S. Patent [Read More…]