WHIPgroup was successful in overturning an Examiner’s rejections of claims directed to a voice-controlled medical system. The invention addresses problems in prior art systems where ambient microphones are poorly adapted to deal with background noise and reverberations. The Final Office Action rejected the claims as anticipated by prior art voice-controlled systems. WHIPgroup filed a request to participate in the P3 program and successfully persuaded a Panel to withdraw the rejections without the need for an RCE or Appeal.
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