Andrew Kerrick is a rising 3L at the University of New Hampshire School of Law. He previously interned in the Office of Legal Counsel at the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services under a public interest fellowship. So far at UNH, he competed in the American Intellectual Property Law Association’s Giles Sutherland Rich Patent Moot Court Competition and advanced to the Northeast Regional Semifinals. This year, he will be co-coaching the UNH team at the same competition. Andrew has a degree in Life Sciences with a specialization in Biomedical Sciences from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.
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…]
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