March, 30th, 2022 at 9:41 am
By Stephen Ball A product’s design can act as a source indicator just like a logo or tagline and can be protected as a trademark. Think of the iconic shape of the Coca-Cola bottle or [Read More…]
August, 20th, 2020
WHIPgroup successfully obtained a decision reversing rejections for written description, enablement, indefiniteness, anticipation, and obviousness. The invention is directed to a system of interconnected medical devices and surgical information displays. The Patent Office issued a final office action rejecting the claims on numerous grounds. WHIPgroup appealed and argued that the claimed invention was both supported by the disclosure and novel and non-obvious over the cited art. Subsequent to oral argument, the Board issued its decision and agreed with WHIPgroup, reversing the rejections for written description, enablement, indefiniteness, anticipation, and obviousness.