WHIPgroup Welcomes Lauren Matturri To The Firm As A Law Clerk

September, 4th, 2018

WHIPgroup is excited to announce that Lauren Matturri has joined the firm as a law clerk.  Prior to joining the firm, she earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree, graduating with honors in Government and Law, [Read More…]

Examiner Rejections Reversed On Appeal

August, 31st, 2018

WHIPgroup attorneys successfully appealed rejections of a patent application directed to 3D endoscopic photography. The invention addresses problems with prior art endoscopic systems with limited viewing capabilities. The invention has a unique combination of a [Read More…]

RegenLab Overcomes Motion to Dismiss and Advances Venue Law in Favor of Patent Owners

August, 28th, 2018

RegenLab USA is the owner of US Patent 8,529,957 (’957 patent), which is directed to the use of a medical separator system for the preparation of platelet rich plasma. RegenLab brought suit for patent infringement [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Files New Patent Infringement Lawsuit

August, 13th, 2018

WHIPgroup has filed a new patent infringement lawsuit on behalf of its client Karl Storz Endoscopy-America, Inc. in the Northern District of Ohio. The Complaint alleges that Steris Corporation’s Harmony iQ Integration Systems infringe US [Read More…]

District Court Denies Farzad Rastegar and LaserPerformance’s Motions to Dismiss

August, 7th, 2018

Last year Kirby filed a second lawsuit against Farzad Rastegar and LaserPerformance alleging infringement of the BRUCE KIRBY® trademark due to Defendants’ online offer to sell a “Kirby Fishing Set.” Defendants made this offer despite [Read More…]

Bruce Kirby’s Claims Against LaserPerformance to Proceed to Trial

August, 6th, 2018

Since 2013, WHIPgroup clients Bruce Kirby and Bruce Kirby, Inc. (“Kirby”) have asserted trademark infringement and misappropriation claims against LaserPerformance due to unauthorized use of Bruce Kirby’s name and the BRUCE KIRBY® trademark on sailboats. [Read More…]

Stamford-based encaptiv™ named as first WHIPgroup InventLab™ Resident

July, 27th, 2018

Stamford-based encaptiv™ is the first tech startup to be selected for Whitmyer IP Group’s InventLabTM program.  encaptiv™, led by Stamford resident Shannon Daniels, is an all-in-one presentation, sales and marketing platform that bridges the gap [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Obtains PTAB Reversal of Examiner’s Rejection Under § 103

July, 19th, 2018

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…]

WHIPgroup’s InventLab Featured In The News

June, 25th, 2018

WHIPgroup was recently featured in a Stamford Advocate business article about it’s newly launched InventLab to assist local startups. Read the article here.

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