After an unsuccessful appeal on a patent prosecution case inherited from another firm, Whitmyer IP Group filed a Request for Continued Examination (RCE), presenting a new set of claims based on careful analysis of the client’s commercial product and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s (PTAB) decision. Within just three weeks the USPTO allowed the new claims, which are directed to a computerized system for integrating disparate data sources that contain technical documents relating to infrastructure and facilities. The client is Drawing Management Incorporated, which develops and implements Spatial Linking Methodology (SLM) Software, a product that simplifies the management of technical and administrative information.
On August 21, the WHIPgroup Tech Entrepreneur Meetup will delve into the fast-moving world of data science as applied to programmatic media strategies. Our speaker will be Mike Kalman, CEO of Stamford-based Media Crossing. Media [Read More…]
WHIPgroup attorneys successfully appealed an obviousness rejection for a patent application directed to a flexible medical instrument. WHIPgroup argued that one skilled in the art would not appreciate the prior art’s “pinion and rack gears” [Read More…]
By Benjamin N. Luehrs and Hao Zhang Inter Partes Review (IPR) is an effective procedure for invalidating a competitor’s patent whereby a petitioner cites other patents and printed publications (i.e., “prior art”) to argue that [Read More…]