WHIPgroup Overcomes § 101 Rejection To Obtain Patent On IP System

July, 11th, 2019

WHIPgroup attorneys were successful in overcoming § 101 rejections for a patent application directed to an Intellectual Property (IP) system. The invention relates to an automated network-based system that replicates IP applications between jurisdictions for [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Seeks Third Local Tech Startup For InventLab™

July, 9th, 2019

WHIPgroup is seeking a new resident for the InventLab™ tech accelerator program located in its Stamford, CT offices.  InventLab™ is intended to build upon WHIPgroup’s successful Stamford Tech Entrepreneur Meetup ( by offering direct support [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Obtains Permanent Injunction for Vineyard Vines

July, 2nd, 2019

On June 28, 2019 WHIPgroup obtained a Judgment for Vineyard Vines that included both monetary damages and a permanent injunction against several serial counterfeiters. The Defendants in this case set up fraudulent websites that mimicked [Read More…]

WHIPgroup obtains allowance using AFCP program

June, 27th, 2019

WHIPgroup obtained another patent allowance using the After Final Consideration Pilot (AFCP) Program. In a U.S. Application directed to a footswitch for a medical instrument, a Final Office Action rejected pending claims for obviousness. WHIPgroup [Read More…]

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…]

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