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 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…]