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.
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…]