WHIPgroup has filed a patent application directed to improving the efficiency and security of intellectual property filings. The application recently published as U.S. Patent Pub. No. 2017/0032482. This technology helps attorneys around the world work collaboratively to prepare patent and trademark applications. WHIPgroup prides itself on leveraging technology to provide value to its clients with services such as its IP Cloud Reports web reporting. This includes use of a proprietary network architecture, electronic client-matter files, and cloud computing. WHIPgroup continues to be a leader in developing new technologies to advance the provision of legal services.
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…]