WHIPgroup Welcomes Mackenzie Long To The Firm As A Law Clerk

September, 14th, 2018

WHIPgroup is pleased to announce that Mackenzie L. Long has joined the firm as a law clerk.  Prior to joining the firm, she earned her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Bachelor of Arts in [Read More…]

Patent Venue’s “Home Sweet Home” Jurisprudence

September, 11th, 2018

By Christopher Stankus Most corporations know by now that in May 2017, the Supreme Court drastically changed venue law for patent cases in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. It is not [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Welcomes Lauren Matturri To The Firm As A Law Clerk

September, 4th, 2018

WHIPgroup is excited to announce that Lauren Matturri has joined the firm as a law clerk.  Prior to joining the firm, she earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree, graduating with honors in Government and Law, [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Presents on Patents and Trademarks at TechXel Stamford: Venture Expert Series

September, 4th, 2018

On September 26, Wes Whitmyer of WHIPgroup will present on patents and trademarks at TechXel’s Venture Expert Series. For event details, click here. View the flyer.

Examiner Rejections Reversed On Appeal

August, 31st, 2018

WHIPgroup attorneys successfully appealed rejections of a patent application directed to 3D endoscopic photography. The invention addresses problems with prior art endoscopic systems with limited viewing capabilities. The invention has a unique combination of a [Read More…]

WHIPgroup September 18 Meetup – Tech Startups and the Patenting Process – Founders’ Views from the Top

August, 29th, 2018

In an increasingly competitive global marketplace, entrepreneurs must work hard not only to differentiate their products and services, but also to protect their intellectual property (IP). IP is a vital part of a company’s vitality [Read More…]

RegenLab Overcomes Motion to Dismiss and Advances Venue Law in Favor of Patent Owners

August, 28th, 2018

RegenLab USA is the owner of US Patent 8,529,957 (’957 patent), which is directed to the use of a medical separator system for the preparation of platelet rich plasma. RegenLab brought suit for patent infringement [Read More…]

The Shrinking Menu of Options for Venue: Where to Sue for Patent Infringement

August, 21st, 2018

By Andrew P. Siuta and Andrew E. Kerrick An important strategic decision at the outset of every patent infringement suit is where to file. Rules of the district, its familiarity with patent disputes, the efficiency [Read More…]

THE BREXIT EXIT: The Details are Starting to Unfold for IP Rights Holders

August, 14th, 2018

By Christina L. Winsor Since the announcement that the UK was leaving the EU, there has been big questions as whether trademark owners holding registrations in the EU would still be protected in the UK [Read More…]

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