Whitmyer IP Group will sponsor a Meetup to help inventors, entrepreneurs and start-ups identify and protect their intellectual property. Attorneys from WHIPgroup will provide a brief presentation on current patent and trademark issues at the Meetup events, which will also provide networking, Q&A and light refreshment. Event topics will include everything from selection, registration, proper use and policing of your brand, to identification, registration, enforcement and monetization of your technology. Join the Meetup to receive notification of our first event planned for January 2018.
WHIPgroup obtained another patent allowance using the After Final Consideration Pilot (AFCP) Program. In U.S. Application No. 15/239,469 directed to an eccentric well pipe, a Final Office Action rejected pending claims for obviousness. WHIPgroup attorneys [Read More…]
WHIPgroup attorneys were successful in using the Pre-Appeal Brief Review program to overcome a final rejection. During prosecution, the USPTO rejected claims directed to a method for actively damping oscillations in a compression process as [Read More…]
By Patrick D. Duplessis In a petition filed this month with the U.S. Supreme Court, patent owner Cave Consulting Group (CCGroup) draws attention to a persistent split at the Federal Circuit concerning foundational claim construction [Read More…]