Real Parties at the PTAB – Don’t Leave Anyone Off the Guest List

October, 9th, 2018

By Benjamin N. Luehrs In a recent decision, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals (“the CAFC”) reinvigorated the definition of “real party in interest” (hereinafter “RPI”) as found in the Patent Act, 35 U.S.C. §§  [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Publishes Fall 2018 Newsletter

October, 9th, 2018

Welcome to our Fall 2018 newsletter.  We are pleased to provide recent firm news and articles from our WHIP Blog. In the past, we have highlighted our strengths as a patent and trademark prosecution firm. [Read More…]

BU v. Everlight: A Lesson in Enablement

October, 2nd, 2018

By Georgi Korobanov Recently the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed a lower court’s denial of a motion for judgment as a matter of law that challenged the validity of asserted U.S. Patent [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Achieves Favorable Outcome in Settlement Agreement over Copyright and Trademark Infringement

September, 28th, 2018

WHIPgroup attorneys successfully asserted its luxury brand client’s copyrights and trademarks against a large national retailer.  The national retailer sold clothing bearing an infringing pattern of one owned and used by WHIPgroup’s client.  As a [Read More…]

Blockstack Executive Patrick Stanley to discuss “Business Models on the Decentralized Internet Frontier” at WHIPgroup’s Tech Entrepreneur Meetup

September, 27th, 2018

On Tuesday, October 16 at 6PM, the WHIPgroup Tech Entrepreneur Meetup will focus on the coming revolution in Blockchain-inspired business models. The discussion will be led by Patrick Stanley, head of growth for Blockstack, a [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Wins Patent Appeal Reversing Obviousness Rejections

September, 26th, 2018

WHIPgroup attorneys successfully appealed obviousness rejections of a patent application directed to an industrial parallel kinematic robot providing a cost-effective and compact manipulator able to cover a large work space.  On appeal, WHIPgroup argued “the [Read More…]

Get Your Patent Faster Using Pre-Appeal Briefs

September, 18th, 2018

By Robert D. Keeler There are multiple strategies for addressing Final Office Actions at the USPTO.  WHIPgroup already explained why examiners like RCEs (and why you shouldn’t). One alternative to an RCE – an Appeal [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Presents on Successful Trademark Protection

September, 14th, 2018

Owning Your Brand: Essential Steps For Successful Trademark Protection Walter B. Welsh, Esq., Member 9/20, 10:15 am in Sheraton Grand, Stamford, CT Starting a company? Launching a Product? Re-branding? Securing the right to use and [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Presents on Strategic Patenting

September, 14th, 2018

Protecting Your Business With Strategic Patenting Walter B. Welsh, Esq., Member 9/20, 2:30 pm in Sheraton Grand, Stamford, CT Are you innovating? Launching a new software product? Improving a supplier’s product? Obtaining economically valuable patent [Read More…]

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