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.
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…]