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WHIPgroup Obtains Allowance Following PTAB Reversal of Novelty and Obviousness Rejections

September, 23rd, 2019

WHIPgroup successfully convinced the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) that all outstanding novelty and obviousness rejections asserted against its client’s patent application should be reversed.  The claimed invention relates to a medical instrument with [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Wins Another PTAB Appeal, Leading to Allowance of All Claims

September, 16th, 2019

WHIPgroup successfully argued to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) that its client’s invention is patentable over several cited references.  The claimed invention relates to an endoscopy system including a laser diode configured to [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Wins Appeal at Patent Trial and Appeal Board

September, 9th, 2019

WHIPgroup secured a favorable decision by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), reversing all rejections of an application directed to a hybrid transformer core.  The Examiner had rejected the independent claims as allegedly being [Read More…]

Federal Circuit Affirms Hybrid Athletics’ Trademark Win against Hylete

September, 3rd, 2019

In a precedential opinion issued August 1, 2019, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a likelihood of confusion determination previously secured by WHIPgroup for client Hybrid Athletics, LLC against competitor Hylete LLC. The appeal, [Read More…]

WHIPgroup partners with BlockFactory for Document Verification

August, 28th, 2019

In another practical use of technology, WHIPgroup is excited to announce that we’ve partnered with BlockFactory for blockchain certified document verification.  A digital fingerprint of a certified document is stored on the blockchain in encrypted [Read More…]

Whitmyer Named Adjunct Professor of Patent Litigation

August, 26th, 2019

WHIPgroup’s Managing Member, Wesley W. Whitmyer Jr., has been named an Adjunct Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Law and will teach a course in Patent Litigation beginning the Spring of 2020.

WHIPgroup Uses After Final Pilot Program to Obtain Patent Allowance

August, 23rd, 2019

The claimed invention relates to a device for detecting signal pulses for a particle counter. The application received a Final Office Action rejecting the claims. In response, WHIPgroup attorneys submitted arguments with a request to [Read More…]

District Court Grants WHIPgroup’s Motion to Dismiss with Prejudice

August, 13th, 2019

WHIPgroup successfully argued a Motion to Dismiss on behalf of its client, Hobbs Medical. The case was filed in federal court in the District of Massachusetts with claims for patent infringement. WHIPgroup filed a Motion [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Files Complaint for Trademark Infringement and Cybersquatting

August, 12th, 2019

WHIPgroup filed a Complaint in the District Court of Connecticut on behalf of its client New Leaf Data Services, LLC for claims including trademark infringement and cybersquatting. The Defendant holds itself out as a marijuana [Read More…]

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