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WHIPgroup Obtains Full Dismissal of Lawsuit Brought by Hylete, Inc.

May, 27th, 2020

On Thursday, May 21, 2020, the Southern District Court of California dismissed all claims brought by Hylete, Inc. against WHIPgroup clients Rob Orlando and Hybrid Athletics because, according to the Court, all Hylete’s claims were [Read More…]

Court Confirms $4 Million Judgment for WHIPgroup Client

May, 18th, 2020

A Federal Court in Indianapolis has refused to set aside a $4 million judgment and permanent injunction issued in favor of WHIPgroup client NETZSCH Premier Technologies. The Defendants sought to overturn the monetary award and [Read More…]

Magistrate Recommends Attorneys’ Fees Award to WHIPgroup Client

May, 14th, 2020

A Magistrate Judge in the District of Massachusetts has recommended that WHIPgroup’s client Hobbs Medical be awarded fees and costs. Hobbs was sued for patent infringement and WHIPgroup successfully had the complaint dismissed with prejudice. [Read More…]

USPTO Announces COVID-19 Prioritized Examination Pilot Program

May, 12th, 2020

The USPTO has announced the COVID-19 Prioritized Examination Pilot Program to incentivize prompt research into treatment of this pandemic.  The program will benefit small and micro entities by allowing them to file for prioritized examination [Read More…]

WHIPgroup May 19th Zoom Meetup: Data Intelligence Defragmentation With Vertical Search Engines

May, 11th, 2020

In today’s world of fragmented intelligence, the value of information is lost in the time it takes to identify, organize and consume and optimal mix of information to make informed decisions. The calculus is simple: [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Continues its Success with AFCP Interviews

May, 5th, 2020

After receiving a final rejection in U.S. Patent App. No. 16/304,583, WHIPgroup filed a Response including a request for participation in the After Final Consideration Pilot (AFCP) Program.  During the AFCP interview, WHIPgroup attorneys convinced [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Files Trademark Infringement Suit

May, 4th, 2020

WHIPgroup filed a Complaint in the Southern District of Texas on behalf of its client NETZSCH Geratebau GmbH for trademark infringement. NETZSCH is a leading manufacturer of thermal analysis measurement devices. The Defendant is a [Read More…]

The Patent Eligibility Fix Is Coming: Now Is The Time To Get Essential Protection On Software Inventions

April, 29th, 2020

By: Stephen Ball Software inventions are patentable. The statutory language is clear: Whoever invents or discovers any new and useful process, machine, manufacture, or composition of matter, or any new and useful improvement thereof, may [Read More…]

New USPTO Report Shows Boost to Software Patents

April, 27th, 2020

The USPTO has released a new report on examination outcomes since the Supreme Court’s ruling in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International. According to the report, first office actions with patent eligibility rejections have decreased [Read More…]

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