“OMG. How’d They Get a Patent on a Thing Like That?” (Part 2 of 2)

January, 18th, 2019

By Wesley W. Whitmyer, Jr.     Read Part 1 I have been asked this question hundreds of times. You can probably guess that the person doing the asking has just been accused of patent infringement. [Read More…]

The Art of Patent War: A Global Patent Strategy

January, 8th, 2019

By Victor P. Lin Just last year, the seven-year-long patent war between Apple and Samsung came to an end with both parties agreeing to settle the dispute over Samsung’s infringement of multiple U.S. utility and [Read More…]

WHIPgroup January Meetup – Tech Outlook 2019

January, 5th, 2019

WHIPgroup is happy to announce its first Stamford Tech Entrepreneur Meetup of 2019. On Tuesday, January 15 at 6PM, we are delighted to welcome back former Gartner analyst Jonathan Yarmis! Jonathan led a riveting discussion [Read More…]

Hoping 2019 Brings Clarity to Patentable Subject Matter

January, 2nd, 2019

By Christopher J. Stankus We find ourselves reflecting on 2018’s patent law developments as we welcome the New Year. One notable advancement is the USPTO’s efforts to aid examiners and clarify the law on Section [Read More…]

Video Gaming: Patent Law’s 12-Figure Secret

November, 27th, 2018

By Andrew P. Siuta   Consumers are estimated to spend over $135 billion dollars on video games in 2018.  Over half of this 12-figure industry is expected to be spent on mobile gaming.  This is [Read More…]

Case Dismissed: How Pleading May Affect 101 Analysis

November, 20th, 2018

By Stephen F.W. Ball, Jr. Motions to dismiss, also called 12(b)(6) motions, have been used to eviscerate patent rights on the basis that a patent is allegedly directed to an “abstract concept” and thus lacks [Read More…]

“OMG. How’d They Get a Patent on a Thing Like That?” (Part 1 of 2)

November, 13th, 2018

By Wesley W. Whitmyer, Jr. I have been asked this question hundreds of times. You can probably guess that the person doing the asking has just been accused of patent infringement. What you probably can’t guess [Read More…]

Combating Cyber Security Challenges In An Interconnected World

November, 2nd, 2018

In the rapidly developing landscape of mobile phones, connected devices, and social networks, new vulnerabilities exist for motivated adversaries to exploit.  Failure to prioritize cyber security strategy can be fatal to the long-term success of [Read More…]

Not Just on HBO — The #NewInternet comes to Stamford

October, 12th, 2018

Fans of HBO’s hit Silicon Valley know of the New Internet as an idea that the Pied Piper team was developing as a way to take control away from centralized servers and put the power [Read More…]

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