Welcome to our Winter 2018 newsletter. In this newsletter, we highlight our trademark enforcement practice. In order to help make trademarks part of your New Year’s resolutions, please take advantage of our offer below for a FREE trademark filing. In addition, we do not charge a service fee for transferring portfolios to our care and we will perform a comprehensive review of each matter for any errors. Please let us know how we can assist you in 2018!
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By Stephen F.W. Ball, Jr. Motions to dismiss, also called 12(b)(6) motions, have been used to eviscerate patent rights on the basis that a patent is allegedly directed to an “abstract concept” and thus lacks [Read More…]
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…]