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 The Panel was persuaded and the rejections were withdrawn without the need for filing an Appeal or RCE.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 William L. Birks “The court in exceptional cases may award reasonable attorney fees to the prevailing party.” 35 U.S.C. § 285 While every prevailing party would seek attorney fees if they could, it’s important [Read More…]
By Patrick D. Duplessis As we recently reported, the Arterton Inn of Court held its first substantive event on the 2018-2019 session, and WHIPgroup attorneys played a major role in preparing the event. The event, [Read More…]
By Lauren C. Matturri In December 2018 toy company MGA Entertainment Inc. filed a declaratory judgment against Louis Vuitton. This was to preempt the French fashion house from claiming MGA Entertainment’s Pooey Puitton toy was [Read More…]