WHIPgroup succeeded in using the Post-Prosecution Pilot (P3) Program to obtain allowance of an application directed to a module arrangement for power semiconductor devices. In response to a final office action rejecting the claims as being anticipated by a prior art reference, WHIPgroup included claim amendments and arguments in its P3 request, which persuaded the examiners of the invention’s novelty. Neither RCE nor Appeal was necessary, and a notice of allowance has been issued.
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…]