Whitmyer IP Group filed a Complaint in District Court for the District of Massachusetts on behalf of its client IEP Technologies, LLC. IEP is a leading provider of explosion protection systems and services around the world. Based in Marlborough, MA, IEP is part of the HOERBIGER Group. The Complaint alleges that the defendant uses confusingly similar marks to sell similar goods and services, and seeks an injunction, monetary damages, attorneys’ fees, costs, and other forms of relief.
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…]