WHIPgroup Successfully Appeals Rejection of Patent Application Directed to a Global Endoscopic Viewing Indicator

September, 2nd, 2016

WHIPgroup secured a favorable decision by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, reversing all rejections of an application directed to a method for representing an endoscopic view and viewing direction, which provides greater situational awareness [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Overcomes Previous PTAB Decision and Wins Appeal Reversing All Rejections of Patent Application Directed to 3D Printing

August, 31st, 2016

WHIPgroup attorneys secured a favorable decision from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”), reversing all rejections of an application directed to a method and apparatus for the production of a workpiece of exact geometry. [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Now Offering PTAB Video Conferencing Service

August, 23rd, 2016

With our new Cisco SX20 video conferencing system, WHIPgroup is able to connect with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board for video hearings. Video hearings can be held in place of an on-location hearing, saving [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Files Trademark Infringement & Cybersquatting Lawsuit

August, 19th, 2016

WHIPgroup attorneys have filed a trademark infringement and cybersquatting lawsuit against Regen Lab Equipment, LLC (“RLE”) on behalf of WHIPgroup client Regen Lab SA. Regen Lab is a leading manufacturer and distributor of medical, laboratory, [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Files Trademark Infringement Lawsuit

August, 15th, 2016

WHIPgroup attorneys have filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against Solos Endoscopy, Inc. (“Solos”) on behalf of WHIPgroup client Karl Storz Endoscopy-America, Inc. (“Karl Storz”) Karl Storz is a leading manufacturer and distributor of endoscopic medical [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Wins Another Appeal at Patent Trial and Appeal Board

August, 11th, 2016

After an oral argument before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, WHIPgroup attorneys secured a written opinion reversing anticipation and obviousness rejections by the Patent Office. The patent application, for WHIPgroup client Netzsch, concerns a [Read More…]

Ray Niro: Protector of the Individual Inventor

August, 9th, 2016

With sadness and respect, we pass along the news that our great friend Ray Niro died Monday in Italy. Ray was a stand-out among US IP attorneys, and unflinching in his support for the sole [Read More…]

New Post-Final Action Review Program

July, 25th, 2016

The USPTO launched the Post-Prosecution Pilot (P3) Program, which seeks to improve upon two other post-final rejection programs including the After Final Consideration Program and the Pre-Appeal Brief Conference Program. P3 provides the benefit of [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Celebrates Success

July, 5th, 2016

In only our first year, WHIP attorneys issued over 330 new patents and registered trademarks. Future growth is expected since new patent and trademark filings increased 18% during the same period.

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