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.
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