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.
By Wesley W. Whitmyer, Jr. Not every person is a match for every job. Patents are expensive and complicated legal documents. No less authority than the US Supreme Court noted long ago that “[t]he specification [Read More…]
By William L Birks III In a patent infringement suit, plaintiffs often seek damages for lost sales of infringing products. While this is the most obvious source of recovery, opportunities for larger damage rewards may [Read More…]
WHIPgroup recently made appearances on behalf of client WhitServe LLC in two IPRs brought by Dropbox Inc. The IPRs were filed in response to WhitServe’s patent infringement lawsuit against Dropbox Inc. in the District of Delaware. WhitServe’s U.S. Patent [Read More…]