WHIPgroup secured a favorable decision by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, reversing all rejections of an application directed to a method for representing an endoscopic view and viewing direction, which provides greater situational awareness for the endoscope operator. After an oral argument, WHIPgroup persuaded the Board that the claimed invention is novel and non-obvious over the cited prior art. Issuance of a patent containing all pending claims is expected in due course.
By Wesley W. Whitmyer, Jr. Not every person is a match for every job. Patents are expensive and complicated legal documents. No less authority than the US Supreme Court noted long ago that “[t]he specification [Read More…]
By William L Birks III In a patent infringement suit, plaintiffs often seek damages for lost sales of infringing products. While this is the most obvious source of recovery, opportunities for larger damage rewards may [Read More…]
WHIPgroup recently made appearances on behalf of client WhitServe LLC in two IPRs brought by Dropbox Inc. The IPRs were filed in response to WhitServe’s patent infringement lawsuit against Dropbox Inc. in the District of Delaware. WhitServe’s U.S. Patent [Read More…]