WHIPgroup has successfully prosecuted a patent application towards grant in less than one year using the USPTO’s Track One prioritized examination. The issued patent is directed to a medical separator system and method for preparing platelet rich plasma. The quick turnaround between initial filing of the application and issuance of the patent will help WHIPgroup’s client in actively protecting its technology against the constant threat of infringing products from competitors. This achievement shows the effectiveness of the Track One program in obtaining patent protection quickly and serves as a critical tool when infringement by a competitor may be imminent.
Recently, WHIPGROUP engaged in an arbitration that included a five day hearing in the City. Here are some thoughts about why arbitration is different (not clearly better or worse) than litigation. Venue The AAA arbitral [Read More…]
WHIPGroup previously filed a Motion to Dismiss a patent infringement suit filed against its client TomTom in the Western District of Texas. Rather than opposing WHIPGroup’s motion to dismiss, Plaintiff MDSP Technologies LLC voluntarily dismissed [Read More…]
WHIPgroup succeeded in having anticipation and indefiniteness rejections overturned by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). The claimed invention relates to a sequencing station that manages both sequencing and restacking tasks. The Examiner had [Read More…]