WHIPgroup successfully defended summary judgment for a patent infringement case before the US International Trade Commission. The Respondents filed a motion for summary judgment of non-infringement based on their proposed claim construction of the term “additive.” The patent at issue is directed to a medical system having only two additives, and the Respondents argued that their system included a third additive in the form of a silicon coating. After oral argument, the Administrative Law Judge denied the motion, finding that Respondents had failed to rebut that the silicon coating forms part of the medical device itself. As a result, claim construction was unnecessary in resolving the issue.
WHIPgroup obtained a successful outcome for its client in which all rejections were reversed by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. The claimed invention concerns a graphical user interface of a process control system used [Read More…]
By Wesley W. Whitmyer, Jr. Congress is seriously considering effectively abolishing not only section 101 but all judge-made law limiting the scope of patent protection beyond 102 prior art. The language in the legislative proposal [Read More…]
At the next WHIPgroup Tech Entrepreneur Meetup we will explore the modern renaissance in aerospace, fast-prototyping and worldwide manufacturing resources. Mark Strauss co-founded WaveAerospace from his coworking desk in Stamford in 2014, with an idea [Read More…]