As part of our growth, we are excited to launch our firm newsletter. We published the inaugural issue on May 31, 2017. With each issue we will provide informative articles about intellectual property law, updates on USPTO programs, and firm news. We monitor the constantly changing legal landscape so you don’t have to and look forward to using this medium to keep in touch. Please share this with your colleagues, who can subscribe.
WHIPgroup attorneys successfully appealed an obviousness rejection for a patent application directed to a flexible medical instrument. WHIPgroup argued that one skilled in the art would not appreciate the prior art’s “pinion and rack gears” [Read More…]
By Benjamin N. Luehrs and Hao Zhang Inter Partes Review (IPR) is an effective procedure for invalidating a competitor’s patent whereby a petitioner cites other patents and printed publications (i.e., “prior art”) to argue that [Read More…]
By Hao Zhang and Patrick D. Duplessis U.S. inventors seeking to protect their IP rights worldwide often file foreign patent applications in markets where they conduct business or where they are likely to find infringers [Read More…]