WHIPgroup has launched InventLab™ in its recently-expanded Stamford offices. InventLab™ is intended to build upon WHIPgroup’s successful Stamford Tech Entrepreneur Meetup (meetup.com/whipgroup) by offering direct support to qualified local tech startups. The direct support includes IP legal advice and office space with professional-grade tech amenities at no cost, and is intended to help these companies access other resources in Fairfield County and beyond.
The InventLab™ space includes high-tech conference rooms, a 3-D printer, glass-walled offices, 300Mb wireless Internet, event facilities, a full kitchen and free parking.
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…]
WHIPgroup attorneys were successful in using the Pre-Appeal Brief Review program to overcome a final rejection. During prosecution, the USPTO rejected claims directed to a method for actively damping oscillations in a compression process as [Read More…]
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