WHIPgroup has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit on behalf of its client Executive Data Systems, Inc. (“EDS”) in the Southern District of New York, Case No. 1:17-cv-6339 (S.D.N.Y.) (filed August 21, 2017). EDS sells legal practice management software and services under the well-known ALL‑IN-ONE® trademark. In the Complaint, EDS alleges that Zola Media LLC is willfully infringing EDS’ trademark through its unauthorized use of the mark in the promotion of Zola’s legal practice management software.
By Stephen F.W. Ball, Jr. Motions to dismiss, also called 12(b)(6) motions, have been used to eviscerate patent rights on the basis that a patent is allegedly directed to an “abstract concept” and thus lacks [Read More…]
WHIPgroup obtained another patent allowance using the After Final Consideration Pilot (AFCP) Program. In U.S. Application No. 15/239,469 directed to an eccentric well pipe, a Final Office Action rejected pending claims for obviousness. WHIPgroup attorneys [Read More…]
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