WHIPgroup successfully obtained an entry of default on a Chinese corporation, Pühler (Guangzhou) Machinery and Equipment Co., Ltd., after serving the defendant at its German address under the Hague Convention. WHIPgroup client Netzsch Premier Technologies, LLC has alleged trademark infringement against Pühler in the Southern District of Indiana, Case No. 1:16-cv-00781-WTL-MPB(S.D.Ind). Netzsch is a leading manufacturer and distributor of mixers, dispersers, mills, and related products widely known and recognized for its uniform high quality.
WHIPgroup attorneys successfully appealed an obviousness rejection for a patent application directed to a flexible medical instrument. WHIPgroup argued that one skilled in the art would not appreciate the prior art’s “pinion and rack gears” [Read More…]
By Benjamin N. Luehrs and Hao Zhang Inter Partes Review (IPR) is an effective procedure for invalidating a competitor’s patent whereby a petitioner cites other patents and printed publications (i.e., “prior art”) to argue that [Read More…]
By Hao Zhang and Patrick D. Duplessis U.S. inventors seeking to protect their IP rights worldwide often file foreign patent applications in markets where they conduct business or where they are likely to find infringers [Read More…]