Claiming Software Patents in 2019

April, 4th, 2019

By Andrew P Siuta Rapid innovation makes it difficult to create a computer technology system that is not obsolete 20 years from its conception. However, with proper drafting techniques a patent attorney can write a [Read More…]

Whose Photo Is It Anyway? Image Ownership on Instagram

April, 3rd, 2019

By Lauren C. Matturri Imagine taking a selfie, you post it on your public Instagram and tag the location.  The location is the Vessel in Hudson Yards. You go on with your week then see [Read More…]

The Esports Phenomena @WHIPgroup Meetup 4/16

April, 2nd, 2019

More and more each day, professional and amateur teams are competing in-person and online in esports in games such as Counter-Strike, League of Legends, Smash, Fortnight and FIFA. The size of the esports industry has [Read More…]

TC Heartland: The End of Patent Venue as We Know It (But Patent Owners are Doing Fine)

April, 2nd, 2019

By Benjamin N. Luehrs Odds are, if you work at all in the patent space, you’ve heard a bit about the Supreme Court’s 2017 decision in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, [Read More…]

WHIPgroup defends United Race Parts in Patent Infringement Claim

March, 21st, 2019

Kluhsman Machine, Inc. has sued NASCAR Supplier United Race Parts, LLC in Statesville, North Carolina alleging infringement of its patent to “flower” lug nut sockets used in motorsport wheel guns.

Pre-Appeal Brief Gets Patentable Subject Matter Rejections Withdrawn

March, 14th, 2019

WHIPgroup attorneys were successful in using the Pre-Appeal Brief Program to get rejections withdrawn by a panel of examiners. The invention relates to use of live video in a control system for an industrial process, [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Focuses Efforts in Drone-Related Patent Filings

March, 14th, 2019

  In the past decade, the popularity of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), also known as drones, has grown at an accelerated pace due to recognition of their potential uses and benefits in commercial, industrial, and [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Files ITC Complaint On Behalf of RegenLab

March, 8th, 2019

WHIPgroup has filed a Complaint before the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) on behalf of its client RegenLab USA. The Complaint alleges that RegenLab’s US Pat. No. 10.064,894, directed to a blood separator system [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Attorneys Admitted to US District Court

March, 6th, 2019

WHIPgroup is pleased to announce that two associate attorneys, Andrew Siuta and Patrick Duplessis, were recently admitted to the US District Court for the District of Connecticut.  Mr. Siuta and Mr. Duplessis look forward to [Read More…]

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