Get Your Patent Faster Using Pre-Appeal Briefs

September, 18th, 2018

By Robert D. Keeler There are multiple strategies for addressing Final Office Actions at the USPTO.  WHIPgroup already explained why examiners like RCEs (and why you shouldn’t). One alternative to an RCE – an Appeal [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Presents on Strategic Patenting

September, 14th, 2018

Protecting Your Business With Strategic Patenting Walter B. Welsh, Esq., Member 9/20, 2:30 pm in Sheraton Grand, Stamford, CT Are you innovating? Launching a new software product? Improving a supplier’s product? Obtaining economically valuable patent [Read More…]

Patent Venue’s “Home Sweet Home” Jurisprudence

September, 11th, 2018

By Christopher Stankus Most corporations know by now that in May 2017, the Supreme Court drastically changed venue law for patent cases in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC. It is not [Read More…]

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.

Examiner Rejections Reversed On Appeal

August, 31st, 2018

WHIPgroup attorneys successfully appealed rejections of a patent application directed to 3D endoscopic photography. The invention addresses problems with prior art endoscopic systems with limited viewing capabilities. The invention has a unique combination of a [Read More…]

WHIPgroup September 18 Meetup – Tech Startups and the Patenting Process – Founders’ Views from the Top

August, 29th, 2018

In an increasingly competitive global marketplace, entrepreneurs must work hard not only to differentiate their products and services, but also to protect their intellectual property (IP). IP is a vital part of a company’s vitality [Read More…]

RegenLab Overcomes Motion to Dismiss and Advances Venue Law in Favor of Patent Owners

August, 28th, 2018

RegenLab USA is the owner of US Patent 8,529,957 (’957 patent), which is directed to the use of a medical separator system for the preparation of platelet rich plasma. RegenLab brought suit for patent infringement [Read More…]

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…]

WHIPgroup Files New Patent Infringement Lawsuit

August, 13th, 2018

WHIPgroup has filed a new patent infringement lawsuit on behalf of its client Karl Storz Endoscopy-America, Inc. in the Northern District of Ohio. The Complaint alleges that Steris Corporation’s Harmony iQ Integration Systems infringe US [Read More…]

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