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Trademark Rights Have Entered the Game

April, 6th, 2020

By Andrew Siuta and Lauren Matturri Anyone who plays video games will tell you that the characters in these games are just as important as the plot. However, when it comes to intellectual property protection, [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Obtains Favorable Claim Construction Ruling Following Markman Hearing in Alabama

March, 17th, 2020

WHIPgroup, on behalf of client KARL STORZ, obtained a favorable claim construction ruling following a Markman Hearing last month in the Northern District of Alabama.  The Court agreed with WHIPgroup’s attorneys by finding that the [Read More…]

WHIPgroup obtains $6,800,000 Willful Infringement Jury Verdict on Behalf of Legendary Designer of Laser Sailboat

February, 20th, 2020

February 2020 saw the culmination of a 7-year long Federal Court litigation between WHIPgroup client Bruce Kirby, designer of the famed Laser Sailboat, and builders of the Laser, Quarter Moon, Incorporated (“QMI”) and LaserPerformance (Europe) [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Obtains $400,000 Judgment for Trademark Infringement

February, 10th, 2020

WHIPgroup obtained a Judgment for its client New Leaf Data Services against Humboldt Marijuana Exchange for trademark infringement as well as cyber-squatting and commercial disparagement. The Court found that Humboldt Marijuana Exchange willfully infringed New [Read More…]

WHIPgroup attorneys prepare mock mediation event for Arterton Inn of Court

January, 21st, 2020

The 2019-2020 Arterton Inn of Court is holding its second substantive event on Monday, January 27th at 6PM. The event will take place at the New Haven Federal Courthouse, and will feature a mock mediation [Read More…]

Federal Circuit Decides Apple’s Invalidity Challenges Were Properly Litigated; Are Precluded

December, 31st, 2019

By William L. Birks III The Federal Circuit recently decided that Apple was precluded from pressing its proposed invalidity challenges on the basis of issue preclusion and previous litigation between Apple and VirnetX. VirnetX Inc. [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Sues Boeing Over 737 MAX

December, 17th, 2019

Whitmyer IP Group today filed suit against Boeing Company on behalf of its client Timaero Ireland Ltd. The suit alleges fraud and breach of contract by Boeing inducing customers to order and pay significant cash [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Case Reported on by Law360

December, 5th, 2019

WHIPgroup filed a Motion for Default Judgment against Humboldt Marijuana Exchange in its case for trademark infringement, cyber-squatting, and commercial disparagement on behalf of its client, New Leaf Data Services. The Motion was reported by [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Obtains Finding of Exceptional Case and Award of Attorneys’ Fees

December, 5th, 2019

WHIPgroup’s client, Hobbs Medical has been awarded attorneys’ fees after a successfully argued Motion to Dismiss. The case was filed in federal court in the District of Massachusetts with claims for patent infringement. The Court [Read More…]

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