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 William L. Birks “The court in exceptional cases may award reasonable attorney fees to the prevailing party.” 35 U.S.C. § 285 While every prevailing party would seek attorney fees if they could, it’s important [Read More…]
By Patrick D. Duplessis As we recently reported, the Arterton Inn of Court held its first substantive event on the 2018-2019 session, and WHIPgroup attorneys played a major role in preparing the event. The event, [Read More…]
By Lauren C. Matturri In December 2018 toy company MGA Entertainment Inc. filed a declaratory judgment against Louis Vuitton. This was to preempt the French fashion house from claiming MGA Entertainment’s Pooey Puitton toy was [Read More…]