The Defendants in this case were featuring NETZSCH’s trademarks to offer substantially similar goods for sale at trade shows in the United States, Europe and Asia. As part of the Permanent Injunction, the Defendants have been enjoined from engaging in a broad range of activities that constitute infringement and unfair competition with WHIPgroup’s client NETZSCH. The result effectively bars Pühler, and it’s owner Dennis Lei from entering the US market.
Recently, WHIPGROUP engaged in an arbitration that included a five day hearing in the City. Here are some thoughts about why arbitration is different (not clearly better or worse) than litigation. Venue The AAA arbitral [Read More…]
WHIPGroup previously filed a Motion to Dismiss a patent infringement suit filed against its client TomTom in the Western District of Texas. Rather than opposing WHIPGroup’s motion to dismiss, Plaintiff MDSP Technologies LLC voluntarily dismissed [Read More…]
WHIPgroup succeeded in having anticipation and indefiniteness rejections overturned by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). The claimed invention relates to a sequencing station that manages both sequencing and restacking tasks. The Examiner had [Read More…]