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Speed Through Patent and Trademark Registration

August, 15th, 2022

By Matthew U. Silfin, Jasmine B. Gratton Intellectual property is one of the most valuable assets a business can have, and those assets need to be protected. For many, quickly gaining intellectual property protection grants [Read More…]

Court Rules Science Experiment Concrete Enough to be Patentable

July, 5th, 2022

By Stephen F.W. Ball, Matthew U. Silfin The United States District Court for the District of Oregon has ruled that a patent on a classroom science experiment is not invalid under 35 U.S.C. § 101. [Read More…]

Work from Home and Patent Litigation: What’s the Proper Venue?

June, 21st, 2022

By Stephen Ball, Kevin Musco A claim of patent infringement must be brought “in the judicial district where the defendant resides, or where the defendant has committed acts of infringement and has a regular and [Read More…]

You Can Protect Product Design With Trademarks (And Other IP)

March, 30th, 2022

By Stephen Ball A product’s design can act as a source indicator just like a logo or tagline and can be protected as a trademark. Think of the iconic shape of the Coca-Cola bottle or [Read More…]

WHIPgroup seeks to hire Patent Practitioner

March, 16th, 2022

Whitmyer IP Group is seeking a lateral patent attorney or agent. Registration to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is required. Candidate must have a superior academic record, and excellent research and writing [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Seeks to Hire Patent Litigator

March, 16th, 2022

Whitmyer IP Group is seeking a lateral associate with patent litigation experience. Registration to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is required. Candidate must have a superior academic record, and excellent research and [Read More…]

WHIPgroup is Growing! Join Our Patent Team

March, 16th, 2022

Whitmyer IP Group is seeking a full-time entry level administrative assistant. The ideal candidate must have willingness to learn new assignments, possess strong organizational skills, attention to detail, excellent communication skills, capable of working independently, [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Succeeds Again in Obtaining Allowance with AFCP

February, 15th, 2022

WHIPgroup obtained another Notice of Allowance using the AFCP (After Final Consideration Pilot) Program on patent claims directed to a method of producing a starting material for the manufacture of rare earth magnets. A Final [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Successfully Obtains PTAB Reversal

January, 25th, 2022

WHIPgroup was successful in reversing novelty rejections before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). The claimed invention relates to the protection of electrical machines and load against harmful shaft voltages that can cause bearing [Read More…]

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