Hold the Donuts: The DUNKIN Trademark Without the Donuts

October, 16th, 2018

By Lauren C. Matturri When Dunkin Donuts announced in September that it would be dropping the “Donuts” from its name, there was a lot of buzz about this new change.  This buzz mostly addressed the [Read More…]

THE BREXIT EXIT: The Details are Starting to Unfold for IP Rights Holders

August, 14th, 2018

By Christina L. Winsor Since the announcement that the UK was leaving the EU, there has been big questions as whether trademark owners holding registrations in the EU would still be protected in the UK [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Presents on Trademark Enforcement Strategy at ABA

April, 24th, 2018

On April 14, Walter Welsh of WHIPgroup was part of panel that presented on Protecting and Enforcing Your Brand Against Infringers and Competitors at the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section Spring Meeting in Orlando. This presentation provided [Read More…]

Saucy Trademark Suit (Or Puffed Up Claims)

April, 17th, 2018

By Natasha Rodriguez Trademarks can be the cheesy glue that connects a business with its brand in a consumer’s mind. A trademark is a source identifier that can include “any word, name, symbol, or device, or [Read More…]

March 20 Meetup Recap

March, 23rd, 2018

Thanks to all those able to join us for the March 20 Meetup, and a special thanks to Wes Whitmyer for presenting! Wes led a very informative discussion on branding in the internet age, and [Read More…]

eSports, and the Power of an Established Brand

March, 6th, 2018

By Robert D. Keeler The next time you turn on the TV to watch the Olympics, you may see athletes with keyboards and mice instead of javelins or shot put balls. The International Olympic Committee recently [Read More…]

WHIPgroup to host March MeetUp – Buttoned-up branding and IP Advice

March, 6th, 2018

Starting a company? Creating a Product? Re-branding? Trademark and other IP protection should be top of mind. Come to the WHIPgroup Tech Entrepreneur MeetUp on Tuesday, March 20, for “Buttoned-up Branding and IP Advice,” a [Read More…]

EU Grants Protection for Whitmyer IP Group Design Trademark

February, 14th, 2018

After the close of the opposition period, WHIPgroup has successfully been granted protection in the European Union for its Whitmyer IP Group Design trademark. (more…)

A “Golden Knight” Duel at the TTAB

January, 31st, 2018

  By Mackenzie L. Long When you think of the Las Vegas Golden Knights hockey team do you think of the U.S. Army? In 2016 the National Hockey League (NHL) approved the expansion bid for [Read More…]

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