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.
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Protecting Your Business With Strategic Patenting Walter B. Welsh, Esq., Member 9/20, 2:30 pm in Sheraton Grand, Stamford, CT Are you innovating? Launching a new software product? Improving a supplier’s product? Obtaining economically valuable patent [Read More…]