WHIPgroup attorneys obtain favorable decision using the Post-Prosecution Pilot (P3) Program for a case directed to an electric battery recharging plant. After receiving a final rejection, WHIPgroup presented arguments to a P3 Panel asserting that the cited art failed to disclose the claimed configuration of an electrical connector providing delayed connection of a battery in parallel with a storage capacitor within a switching cell of a voltage source converter. The P3 Panel agreed with WHIPgroup’s arguments and withdrew the prior art rejections.
WHIPgroup obtained another patent allowance using the After Final Consideration Pilot (AFCP) Program. In U.S. Application No. 15/239,469 directed to an eccentric well pipe, a Final Office Action rejected pending claims for obviousness. WHIPgroup attorneys [Read More…]
WHIPgroup attorneys were successful in using the Pre-Appeal Brief Review program to overcome a final rejection. During prosecution, the USPTO rejected claims directed to a method for actively damping oscillations in a compression process as [Read More…]
By Patrick D. Duplessis In a petition filed this month with the U.S. Supreme Court, patent owner Cave Consulting Group (CCGroup) draws attention to a persistent split at the Federal Circuit concerning foundational claim construction [Read More…]