Speed Through Patent and Trademark Registration

August, 15th, 2022

By Matthew U. Silfin, Jasmine B. Gratton Intellectual property is one of the most valuable assets a business can have, and those assets need to be protected. For many, quickly gaining intellectual property protection grants [Read More…]

USPTO Makes Moves to Modernize Trademark Registration Certificates

August, 1st, 2022

By: Jasmine B. Gratton, Meghan E. McDermott     The United States Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) efforts to modernize its practices and increase the efficiency of examination have started to take shape. As of [Read More…]

Court Rules Science Experiment Concrete Enough to be Patentable

July, 5th, 2022

By Stephen F.W. Ball, Matthew U. Silfin The United States District Court for the District of Oregon has ruled that a patent on a classroom science experiment is not invalid under 35 U.S.C. § 101. [Read More…]

Work from Home and Patent Litigation: What’s the Proper Venue?

June, 21st, 2022

By Stephen Ball, Kevin Musco A claim of patent infringement must be brought “in the judicial district where the defendant resides, or where the defendant has committed acts of infringement and has a regular and [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Welcomes Meghan McDermott to the Firm as a Summer Law Clerk

June, 13th, 2022

Meghan McDermott is a rising 3L at UConn Law. At UConn Law, Meghan is a student associate at the Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Law Clinic, an Executive Editor of the Connecticut Law Review, and a member of the [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Welcomes Kevin Musco to the Firm as a Summer Law Clerk

June, 2nd, 2022

Kevin Musco is a rising 3L at UConn Law. At UConn Law, Kevin is a member of the Intellectual Property & Technology Law Society and an Articles Editor of the Connecticut Law Review. Kevin holds [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Welcomes Matthew Silfin to the Firm as a Summer Law Clerk

June, 1st, 2022

Matthew Silfin is a rising 2L pursing his J.D. at Cardozo Law School. At Cardozo, he is the patent chair of the Intellectual Property Law Society for 2022-23. Matthew received his B.S.M.E. in Mechanical Engineering [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Recognized As Top IP Management Company

June, 1st, 2022

WHIPgroup was recognized by CIO Applications as one of the Top 5 patent management companies. The award appreciates that the success of modern business relies on innovation protected by IP, and includes top companies at [Read More…]

You Can Protect Product Design With Trademarks (And Other IP)

March, 30th, 2022

By Stephen Ball A product’s design can act as a source indicator just like a logo or tagline and can be protected as a trademark. Think of the iconic shape of the Coca-Cola bottle or [Read More…]

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