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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…]

WHIPgroup defends United Race Parts in Patent Infringement Claim

March, 21st, 2019

Kluhsman Machine, Inc. has sued NASCAR Supplier United Race Parts, LLC in Statesville, North Carolina alleging infringement of its patent to “flower” lug nut sockets used in motorsport wheel guns.

Pre-Appeal Brief Gets Patentable Subject Matter Rejections Withdrawn

March, 14th, 2019

WHIPgroup attorneys were successful in using the Pre-Appeal Brief Program to get rejections withdrawn by a panel of examiners. The invention relates to use of live video in a control system for an industrial process, [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Focuses Efforts in Drone-Related Patent Filings

March, 14th, 2019

  In the past decade, the popularity of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), also known as drones, has grown at an accelerated pace due to recognition of their potential uses and benefits in commercial, industrial, and [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Files ITC Complaint On Behalf of RegenLab

March, 8th, 2019

WHIPgroup has filed a Complaint before the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) on behalf of its client RegenLab USA. The Complaint alleges that RegenLab’s US Pat. No. 10.064,894, directed to a blood separator system [Read More…]

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…]

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