WHIPgroup Attorneys Admitted to US District Court

March, 6th, 2019

WHIPgroup is pleased to announce that two associate attorneys, Andrew Siuta and Patrick Duplessis, were recently admitted to the US District Court for the District of Connecticut.  Mr. Siuta and Mr. Duplessis look forward to [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Successfully Leverages Track One Program To Obtain Patent In A Year

March, 6th, 2019

WHIPgroup attorneys were able to obtain allowance of a patent application in only a year using the USPTO’s Track One Program. This is a prioritized patent examination program with fewer requirements than other programs, and [Read More…]

WHIPgroup InventLab™ resident encaptiv™ Celebrates Successful Beta Launch; Is Recognized by Tech Tribune

March, 5th, 2019

WHIPgroup’s InventLab™ resident encaptiv™ – a Connecticut-based startup co-founded by Shannon Malkin Daniels, Matt Daniels, and Josh Gaddy – has been hard at work and is extremely pleased with the reception of the December 2018 [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Successfully Traverses 102/103 Rejections

March, 5th, 2019

WHIPgroup obtained issuance of U.S. Patent No. 10,143,555 for its client Oxford Performance Materials, Inc. for Customized Implants for Bone Replacement after the examiner initially rejected claims as being anticipated or obvious over other references.  The [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Wins Clients 10s of Millions in 2018

March, 4th, 2019

Attorneys at WHIPgroup boast multiple million dollar settlements for their clients in 2018. The cases involved a variety of technologies and markets. Successful enforcement of trademarks, designs and utility patents all contributed to client  returns. [Read More…]

USPTO Launches Expedited Cancellation Pilot Program for Unused Trademarks

January, 30th, 2019

On January 22 the USPTO announced a pilot program to streamline cancellation proceedings for allegedly abandoned and unused trademarks.  Under this program, once an answer is filed, the assigned TTAB Interlocutory Attorney has the parties [Read More…]

Lauren Matturri Sworn in to the New York Bar

January, 23rd, 2019

Lauren Matturri was sworn into the New York Bar on January 17, 2019.  She focuses her practice on trademark litigation. prosecution, and enforcement.  During law school Ms. Matturri interned at both a major financial institution [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Argues Federal Circuit Appeal

January, 9th, 2019

WHIPgroup partner Michael J. Kosma argued an appeal on behalf of Connecticut-based Hybrid Athletics before the Federal Circuit on Monday, January 7. The appeal, brought by Hylete LLC, stemmed from a trial before the Trademark [Read More…]

The USPTO Publishes Revised Patent Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance

January, 8th, 2019

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has prepared 2019 Revised Patent Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance for use by Examiners in evaluating whether an application is directed to patent-eligible subject matter.  While all processes, machines, manufactures, [Read More…]

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