WHIPgroup Welcomes Shuya Duan To The Firm As A Summer Law Clerk

June, 13th, 2019

Shuya Duan is a rising 2L student at the University of Connecticut School of Law. Prior to attending law school, she worked as a paralegal in the Law Office of Theodore N. Cox. Ms. Duan [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Welcomes Jack Alexander To The Firm As A Summer Law Clerk

June, 12th, 2019

Jacob (Jack) Alexander is a rising 3L at St. John’s University School of Law. He previously interned for a private firm this past year prosecuting patents having to do with software methods and mechanical housings. [Read More…]

Stamford-based Bloxiom named as second WHIPgroup InventLab™ Resident

June, 12th, 2019

Bloxiom is the second tech start-up to be selected for Whitmyer IP Group’s InventLab™ program.  Bloxiom, led by Majed Sidani, is a financial firm platform for managing transactions with blockchain technology.  The patent-pending Blockchain technology allows [Read More…]

“Highly” Patentable Subject Matter II: Colorado Court Rules Human Modified CBD Passes Alice Test

June, 11th, 2019

By Mackenzie L. Long On July 30, 2018 United Cannabis Corporation (“UCANN”) sued Pure Hemp Collective Inc. (“Pure Hemp”) for infringement of UCANN’s patent, U.S. Patent No. 9,730,911 (the “’911 patent”). The ’911 patent is [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Succeeds in Getting Allowance through Pre-Appeal Brief Conference Program

June, 11th, 2019

WHIPgroup attorneys succeeded in overcoming a final rejection using the Pre-Appeal Brief Conference program.  During prosecution, the USPTO rejected claims directed to a static electric induction system which minimizes hotspots and achieves uniform cooling.  In [Read More…]

Only Litigators Should Draft Patents (part 1 of 2)

June, 6th, 2019

By Wesley W. Whitmyer, Jr. Not every person is a match for every job.  Patents are expensive and complicated legal documents. No less authority than the US Supreme Court noted long ago that “[t]he specification [Read More…]

Improving Generic Drug Safety and Public Health through Private Tech

June, 5th, 2019

While many Americans rely on generic drugs as an inexpensive way to treat common ailments, common essential medications can vary in quality from manufacturer to manufacturer and even batch to batch of, especially when a drug goes [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Obtains Patent Allowance In Single Response After A Decade With Another Firm

June, 3rd, 2019

WHIPgroup successfully obtained allowance of claims for a microminiature computer after unsuccessful attempts by another firm starting in 2009. Having grown frustrated with the process and unable to obtain a patent over the decade-long period, [Read More…]

WHIPgroup at the International Trademark Association (INTA) Annual Meeting in Boston

May, 30th, 2019

Last week six members of the WHIPgroup team attended the International Trademark Association conference in Boston. The annual conference is held in different locations each year and provides an opportunity to come together to learn [Read More…]

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