I’m looking forward to a re-energized environment. At WHIPgroup, we plan to embrace technology to raise quality while keeping costs down and improving customer service.
Our new firm will embrace private cloud computing, wireless technology, and fully electronic files. Instead of managing a data center and real estate, we will focus our time and energy on practicing IP law and representing our clients. Seven lawyers and a patent agent will join me from my prior firm along with a dozen experienced staff, including the office manager and IT professional.
The USPTO issued an interim rule further expanding the availability of Track One Prioritized Examination. The interim rule increases the annual limit of Track One requests that may be accepted from 12,000 to 15,000. This [Read More…]
By Stephen Ball A decision earlier this summer underscores ongoing problems with patent law jurisprudence at the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (“Federal Circuit”). In Yu v Apple, the Federal Circuit invalidated [Read More…]