Board Rules In Favor Of WHIPgroup Client DAI: A Single Restaurant Location Is Not Interstate Commerce

January, 7th, 2016

WHIPgroup filed an opposition on behalf of its client Doctor’s Associates Inc. (“DAI”) against Janco, LLC, for its application to register the mark FLATIZZA for pizza. The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board sustained the Section [Read More…]

Registration of WHIPGROUP Trademark

January, 5th, 2016

On January 5, 2016, Whitmyer IP Group obtained a US Federal Registration for its own WHIPGROUP trademark for legal services in class 45.

WHIPgroup Files Complaint to Protect Its Client’s Longstanding Rights

November, 24th, 2015

Whitmyer IP Group filed an action for declaratory judgment of no trademark infringement on behalf of its client, a leading quick service restaurant franchisor. The defendant had previously made repeated claims of willful trademark infringement [Read More…]

Whitmyer IP Group Obtains Another Reversal On Appeal To The PTAB

November, 17th, 2015

Whitmyer IP Group’s attorneys secured a decision from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) reversing all prior art rejections in U.S. Patent Application No. 12/500,421. The claims relate to an industrial robot having at [Read More…]

Whitmyer IP Group Eliminates Damage Claim Against Its Client On Summary Judgment

November, 10th, 2015

A California District Court granted summary judgment in favor of WHIPgroup’s client, holding that “no reasonable jury could find KARL STORZ liable for willful infringement of Novadaq’s trademarks or for monetary damages.” Plaintiff Novadaq Technologies, [Read More…]

Helping Clients Both Big and Small

November, 5th, 2015

Whitmyer IP Group often represents corporations with over a hundred years of history or having thousands of employees, but they also save a few seats at the table for even the smallest of startups. Recently, [Read More…]

Whitmyer IP Group Obtains Another Reversal At PTAB

November, 2nd, 2015

Whitmyer IP Group’s attorneys secured a decision from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) reversing all rejections of the pending claims in U.S. Patent Application No. 12/560,661. The claims relate to wireless command microphone [Read More…]

Whitmyer IP Group Blocks Novadaq’s Untimely Evidence of Consumer Confusion

October, 21st, 2015

Whitmyer IP Group stifled Novadaq’s attempts to introduce untimely evidence of consumer confusion in a trademark suit against KARL STORZ. After summary judgment briefing closed, Novadaq sought the Court’s permission to file an employee declaration [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Obtains Rapid USPTO Allowance of Computer-based Claims Following RCE

October, 21st, 2015

After an unsuccessful appeal on a patent prosecution case inherited from another firm, Whitmyer IP Group filed a Request for Continued Examination (RCE), presenting a new set of claims based on careful analysis of the [Read More…]

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