Whitmyer IP Group Secures Two PTAB Denials Of IPR Petitions

August, 6th, 2015

On August 3, 2015, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) denied two petitions by Stryker Corporation for inter partes review (IPR) of U.S. Patent Nos. 7,471,310 and 7,821,530, owned by Karl Storz Endoscopy-America, Inc. [Read More…]

Whitmyer IP Group Among Most Active Law Firms At PTAB

July, 30th, 2015

WHIPgroup has been listed by Managing IP magazine as one of the most active law firms before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). Attorneys Wesley W. Whitmyer, Jr., Michael J. Kosma and Michael A. [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Issues First US Patent

June, 23rd, 2015

U.S. Patent Number 9,060,674 entitled “Auto Zoom for Video Camera” issued June 23, 2015 and is the first U.S. patent to be issued by Whitmyer IP Group. The patent is owned by KARL STORZ Imaging, [Read More…]

Duplessis To Join WHIPgroup

June, 14th, 2015

Biomedical engineer Patrick D. Duplessis will join Whitmyer IP Group as an associate attorney on July 6. Mr. Duplessis graduated from University of San Diego School of Law in 2009 and has significant patent drafting [Read More…]

CBM Jurisdiction Review Published

May, 7th, 2015

WHIPgroup attorneys Michael A. Lavine, Stephen F.W. Ball, Jr. and Robert D. Keeler have published a review of the US Patent Office’s evolving jurisdictional standards in so-called Covered Business Method (CBM) post-grant patent reviews. The [Read More…]

Whitmyer IP Group Attorneys Win Federal Circuit Patent Appeal for Pentair Südmo

April, 13th, 2015

In the underlying District of Delaware case, Pentair Südmo alleged that double seat valve products from SPX Corporation and SPX Flow Technology Systems, Inc. infringed Pentair Südmo’s US Patent No. 7,891,376, entitled “Double Seat Valve [Read More…]

Whitmyer to Establish Own IP Firm After 27 Years

March, 29th, 2015

By Wes Whitmyer Jr I’m looking forward to a re-energized environment. At WHIPgroup, we plan to embrace technology to raise quality while keeping costs down and improving customer service. Our new firm will embrace private [Read More…]

WHIPgroup To Cooperate With NetDocket For Patent Annuity And Trademark Renewal Services

March, 29th, 2015

Progressive law firms realize that in the Internet Age they can’t charge premium prices for non-legal services and stay competitive. WHIPgroup’s cooperation with NetDocket aims to address exactly this issue. By establishing a close working [Read More…]

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