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.
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…]