WHIPgroup is excited to announce that Lauren Matturri has joined the firm as a law clerk. Prior to joining the firm, she earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree, graduating with honors in Government and Law, from Lafayette College, in May 2014. She attended Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, graduating in May of 2018. While in law school, Lauren interned at both a major financial institution and a well-known fashion brand. She was a member of Villanova Law Review where she also was published with an article on statutory damages in counterfeit fashion cases. She participated in her school’s Intellectual Property Concentration and was President of the Fashion Law Society. Lauren sat for the New York State Bar Exam in July 2018 and is awaiting admission.
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…]