WHIPgroup to Defend IPRs brought by Dropbox

June, 13th, 2019

WHIPgroup recently made appearances on behalf of client WhitServe LLC in two IPRs brought by Dropbox Inc.  The IPRs were filed in response to WhitServe’s patent infringement lawsuit against Dropbox Inc. in the District of Delaware. WhitServe’s U.S. Patent [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Welcomes Shuya Duan To The Firm As A Summer Law Clerk

June, 13th, 2019

Shuya Duan is a rising 2L student at the University of Connecticut School of Law. Prior to attending law school, she worked as a paralegal in the Law Office of Theodore N. Cox. Ms. Duan [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Welcomes Jack Alexander To The Firm As A Summer Law Clerk

June, 12th, 2019

Jacob (Jack) Alexander is a rising 3L at St. John’s University School of Law. He previously interned for a private firm this past year prosecuting patents having to do with software methods and mechanical housings. [Read More…]

Stamford-based Bloxiom named as second WHIPgroup InventLab™ Resident

June, 12th, 2019

Bloxiom is the second tech start-up to be selected for Whitmyer IP Group’s InventLab™ program.  Bloxiom, led by Majed Sidani, is a financial firm platform for managing transactions with blockchain technology.  The patent-pending Blockchain technology allows [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Succeeds in Getting Allowance through Pre-Appeal Brief Conference Program

June, 11th, 2019

WHIPgroup attorneys succeeded in overcoming a final rejection using the Pre-Appeal Brief Conference program.  During prosecution, the USPTO rejected claims directed to a static electric induction system which minimizes hotspots and achieves uniform cooling.  In [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Obtains Patent Allowance In Single Response After A Decade With Another Firm

June, 3rd, 2019

WHIPgroup successfully obtained allowance of claims for a microminiature computer after unsuccessful attempts by another firm starting in 2009. Having grown frustrated with the process and unable to obtain a patent over the decade-long period, [Read More…]

WHIPgroup at the International Trademark Association (INTA) Annual Meeting in Boston

May, 30th, 2019

Last week six members of the WHIPgroup team attended the International Trademark Association conference in Boston. The annual conference is held in different locations each year and provides an opportunity to come together to learn [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Obtains Allowance by Mere Filing of Appeal Brief

May, 13th, 2019

WHIPgroup obtained another patent allowance just by filing an Appeal Brief.  The application relates to a medical shaft instrument having a force transmission element that provides torsional and axial rigidity.  The Examiner had rejected the [Read More…]

Mere Filing of Appeal Brief Results in Allowance

May, 6th, 2019

WHIPgroup successfully obtained allowance of an application with the filing of an Appeal Brief.  The application relates to a medical manipulator with a working unit that provides a rolling operation with unlimited range of rotation.  [Read More…]

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