WHIPgroup attorneys secured a favorable decision from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”), reversing all rejections of an application directed to a method and apparatus for the production of a workpiece of exact geometry. After a lengthy examination history, including an appeal in the parent application, during oral argument WHIPgroup persuaded the Board that the premise of the Board’s previous decision was incorrect, reversing all rejections. Allowance of the patent application is expected in due course.
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…]