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WHIPgroup Successfully Defends Client From Abusive Foreign Discovery

June, 10th, 2021

WHIPgroup successfully opposed two motions brought against its client Karl Storz Endoscopy-America, Inc. (“KSEA”) by STERIS Instrument Management Services, Inc. (“STERIS-IMS”). STERIS-IMS sought to extend fact discovery in the long-running patent infringement case to take [Read More…]

Are Environmentalists the New Conservatives?

May, 4th, 2021

By Wesley W. Whitmyer, Jr.    Their ranks swelled as they gained momentum to fulfill their mission of Earth protection, but now that a majority of people agree that protecting the environment is a priority, [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Initiates Trademark Infringement Action on Behalf of William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty

March, 30th, 2021

Whitmyer IP Group filed a Complaint in District Court for the District of Connecticut on behalf of its client William Pitt Sotheby’s International. William Pitt is a premier real estate brokerage firm that has provided [Read More…]

WHIPgroup’s Multi-Million Dollar Willful Infringement Jury Verdict Upheld as the Court Further Awards $800,000 in Punitive Damages Including $734,000 in Attorneys’ Fees

February, 8th, 2021

Nearly one year after WHIPgroup and its clients Bruce Kirby and Bruce Kirby, Inc. succeeded in a jury trial involving the famed Laser Sailboat, the Court issued an order awarding over $5.3 MM in damages. [Read More…]

Environmental Patent Litigation

February, 1st, 2021

By Wesley W. Whitmyer, Jr. Patent litigation can be a powerful tool for improving the environment and protecting the planet.  Read on if this sentence sounds crazy.  Read on if you think patent litigation only [Read More…]

IP Strategy: Don’t Miss The Forest Through The Trees

November, 10th, 2020

By Stephen Ball There is never a bad time to evaluate your intellectual property (IP) strategy. When most people think of IP, they think of issued patents and registered trademarks. However, IP strategy is not [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Files Petition to United States Supreme Court in Defense of Inventors and Patent Validity

September, 16th, 2020

Earlier this month WHIPgroup asked the Supreme Court to take up the important issue of whether a court can overlook factual allegations in a patentee’s infringement complaint at the pleading stage and find that the [Read More…]

Efficient Patent Litigation Through Smart Claim Construction Strategies

September, 1st, 2020

By Stephen F.W. Ball and Benjamin N. Luehrs   You might think litigation, especially complex litigation like patent litigation, decreases in times of economic turbulence. History shows the opposite. This is somewhat intuitive because, in [Read More…]

Understanding the California Consumer Privacy Act’s Effect on Businesses

June, 29th, 2020

By Robert D. Keeler and Lauren C. Matturri California’s online data protection law, the first U.S. law of its kind to protect online data privacy, will begin to be enforced on July 1, 2020. The [Read More…]

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