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…]

Whitmyer IP Group Secures More PTAB Denials of IPR Petitions

October, 13th, 2015

In September 2015, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board denied four more petitions by Stryker Corporation (SYK) for inter partes review of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,471,310, 7,821,530, 7,844,657, and 8,439,821, owned by Karl Storz Endoscopy-America, [Read More…]

Whitmyer IP Group Files IPR Petition To Invalidate Novadaq Patent

September, 8th, 2015

On September 1, 2015 Whitmyer IP Group filed a petition with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on behalf of its client for Inter Partes Review (IPR) of U.S. Patent No. 7,420,151 (“the [Read More…]

Whitmyer IP Group Obtains Reversal Of All Patent Claim Rejections At PTAB

August, 28th, 2015

On August 28, 2015, Whitmyer IP Group’s attorneys secured a decision by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) reversing all the Examiner’s rejections of the eighteen (18) claims pending in U.S. Patent Application No. [Read More…]

Whitmyer IP Group Profiled in Law360

August, 6th, 2015

In an article published today in Law360.com, Matthew Bultman chronicles the origin, opening and early success of Whitmyer IP Group. The article is available HERE.

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