U.S. Patent Number 9,060,674 entitled “Auto Zoom for Video Camera” issued June 23, 2015 and is the first U.S. patent to be issued by Whitmyer IP Group. The patent is owned by KARL STORZ Imaging, Inc of Goleta, California. KARL STORZ, a world leader in endoscopic imaging, turned to WHIPgroup to protect this invention related to optimization of medical images on a display. WHIPgroup attorneys Wesley W. Whitmyer, Jr. and Roy D. Gross drafted and prosecuted the patent application.
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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…]