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 William L. Birks “The court in exceptional cases may award reasonable attorney fees to the prevailing party.” 35 U.S.C. § 285 While every prevailing party would seek attorney fees if they could, it’s important [Read More…]
By Patrick D. Duplessis As we recently reported, the Arterton Inn of Court held its first substantive event on the 2018-2019 session, and WHIPgroup attorneys played a major role in preparing the event. The event, [Read More…]
By Lauren C. Matturri In December 2018 toy company MGA Entertainment Inc. filed a declaratory judgment against Louis Vuitton. This was to preempt the French fashion house from claiming MGA Entertainment’s Pooey Puitton toy was [Read More…]