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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…]

Cloud9 IP Counsel Subscription

March, 23rd, 2020

Downtime sharpens focus and gives us time to disrupt. WHIPgroup has done exactly that and now offers a new paradigm for IP Counsel. The hourly rate is dead for patent and trademark prosecution. Fixed fees [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Seamlessly Transitions To Work From Home Virtual Office

March, 18th, 2020

WHIPgroup seamlessly transitioned to a work from home virtual office for all employees without interruption last Friday. WHIPgroup was founded with the philosophy of embracing technology to raise quality while keeping costs down and improving [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Obtains Favorable Claim Construction Ruling Following Markman Hearing in Alabama

March, 17th, 2020

WHIPgroup, on behalf of client KARL STORZ, obtained a favorable claim construction ruling following a Markman Hearing last month in the Northern District of Alabama.  The Court agreed with WHIPgroup’s attorneys by finding that the [Read More…]

WHIPgroup obtains $6,800,000 Willful Infringement Jury Verdict on Behalf of Legendary Designer of Laser Sailboat

February, 20th, 2020

February 2020 saw the culmination of a 7-year long Federal Court litigation between WHIPgroup client Bruce Kirby, designer of the famed Laser Sailboat, and builders of the Laser, Quarter Moon, Incorporated (“QMI”) and LaserPerformance (Europe) [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Attorney to Speak on Patent Eligibility of AI

February, 18th, 2020

WHIPgroup attorney Patrick Duplessis will speak on patent eligibility of artificial intelligence (AI) at the 36th Annual Joint Patent Practice Seminar in New York City on April 15, 2020.  The one-day seminar brings together hundreds [Read More…]

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