In an increasingly competitive global marketplace, entrepreneurs must work hard not only to differentiate their products and services, but also to protect their intellectual property (IP). IP is a vital part of a company’s vitality and growth and directly impact bottom lines and business strategies. In “Tech Startups and the Patenting Process – Founders’ Views from the Top,” esteemed panelists will share their experiences in obtaining patents from their perspectives as founders, company presidents, and CEOs. They will answer recurring questions of entrepreneurs, such as when they patented, what they patented, how long it took, how much it cost, issues, obstacles, and lessons learned. Afterwards, the panel will take specific questions followed by a general audience Q&A led by partners from Stamford’s Whitmyer IP Group, who will discuss best patenting practices. Register here.
WHIPgroup has prevailed in another patent appeal before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). The invention relates to an adjustable piston with an inner plastic nut that helps withstand high frequency pulsing loads. The [Read More…]
Earlier this month WHIPgroup asked the Supreme Court to take up the important issue of whether a court can overlook factual allegations in a patentee’s infringement complaint at the pleading stage and find that the [Read More…]
WHIPgroup Successfully obtained patent allowance with an Appeal Brief. The invention is directed to an agitator ball mill, and has cams with specific ratios that improve mixing, cooling, and durability. The Patent Office rejected all [Read More…]