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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…]

Another Successful Patent Appeal For WHIPgroup

April, 17th, 2020

 WHIPgroup obtained another reversal from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. The invention is directed to a computer-generated overlay for identifying areas of interest during surgery. The Patent Office issued a final office action rejecting [Read More…]

WHIPgroup takes April 21st Monthly Tech Meetup Virtual

April, 15th, 2020

Given the anticipated length of Connecticut’s work-from-home order, WHIPgroup is taking its monthly Tech Entrepreneur Meetup virtual on Zoom. The topic this month is “Hardware in a Hurry: Designing, Developing and Deploying on Dime.” With [Read More…]

Collecting Foreign Judgments Against US Entities

April, 14th, 2020

By Wesley Whitmyer and Stephen Ball Enforcing international arbitration awards in foreign jurisdictions has long been a staple of international business. Indeed, the practice is so common that it’s governed by an international treaty. The [Read More…]

Trademark Rights Have Entered the Game

April, 6th, 2020

By Andrew Siuta and Lauren Matturri Anyone who plays video games will tell you that the characters in these games are just as important as the plot. However, when it comes to intellectual property protection, [Read More…]

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