Georgi focuses on patent and trademark prosecution with an emphasis on mechanic-related arts. Prior to joining the firm, he prosecuted U.S. and foreign patent applications, and drafted freedom to operate opinions for an intellectual property boutique in the Tri-State Area. He brings with him nearly a decade of industry experience from his time at a Fortune 500 company, as well as an intimate knowledge of the Patent and Trademark Office from his time as a patent examiner at the USPTO.
By Stephen F.W. Ball, Jr. Motions to dismiss, also called 12(b)(6) motions, have been used to eviscerate patent rights on the basis that a patent is allegedly directed to an “abstract concept” and thus lacks [Read More…]
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…]