WHIPgroup Presents on Patents and Trademarks at TechXel Stamford: Venture Expert Series

September, 4th, 2018

On September 26, Wes Whitmyer of WHIPgroup will present on patents and trademarks at TechXel’s Venture Expert Series. For event details, click here. View the flyer.

The Shrinking Menu of Options for Venue: Where to Sue for Patent Infringement

August, 21st, 2018

By Andrew P. Siuta and Andrew E. Kerrick An important strategic decision at the outset of every patent infringement suit is where to file. Rules of the district, its familiarity with patent disputes, the efficiency [Read More…]

Making Provisional Applications Part of Your IP Strategy

August, 2nd, 2018

By Stephen F. W. Ball, Jr. & Sean E. Paquette A provisional application is a type of U.S. patent application that is “informal” in the sense that there are no requirements for acceptance. It does [Read More…]

Privacy in The Digital Age: Is The Public Concerned Or Unknowingly Getting Burned?

June, 27th, 2018

By Robert D. Keeler and  Andrew E. Kerrick Innovation often occurs much faster than the laws required to address the new social concerns they bring about. Often, this leads to a disconnect between law and society. For example, laws [Read More…]

Magic Wands, Not Just in Books Anymore

June, 1st, 2018

By Andrew P. Siuta While a truly magic wand may be a less-than once in a lifetime encounter, the world of Harry Potter may be more quickly approaching than previously thought.  With new patent US 9,888,090[1] for [Read More…]

Please Join us for WHIPgroup’s June 19 Meetup: Cloud-based Business Models – Strategies for Success

May, 21st, 2018

The emergence of the cloud has accelerated growth of companies of every size and in every industry.  Cloud-based businesses can quickly deliver value and efficiently scale to thousands of customers.  However, launching and running a [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Files New Patent Infringement Lawsuit

May, 3rd, 2018

WHIPgroup has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Dropbox Inc. on behalf of its client WhitServe LLC (“WhitServe”) in the District of Delaware. WhitServe’s U.S. Patent No. 8,812,437 (“the ’437 patent”), the subject of the [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Digging Deeper into Blockchain and ICOs

April, 20th, 2018

Building on our great first meetup on Bitcoin and Blockchain with UConn’s Philip Bradford, on Tuesday May 15 we will be holding Bitcoin, Blockchain, Crypto and ICOs – Practical Overview.  Our speaker will be tech industry veteran [Read More…]

Sec. 101 Motions: Patent Panacea or Plague?

April, 12th, 2018

By Wesley W. Whitmyer, Jr. Motions to Dismiss on grounds that patents fail to claim patent-eligible subject matter, so called 101 or Alice Motions, have proliferated like dandelions in spring.  It’s the defense du jour for alleged infringers lacking prior [Read More…]

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