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.

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…]

Making Provisional Applications Part of Your IP Strategy

August, 2nd, 2018

By Stephen F. W. Ball, Jr. & Sean E. Paquette A provisional application is a type of U.S. patent application that is “informal” in the sense that there are no requirements for acceptance. It does [Read More…]

There’s No Software Exception to the Statutory Presumption of Validity

July, 24th, 2018

By Wesley W. Whitmyer, Jr. & Michael J. Harris The presumption of patent validity springs from the legal concept of administrative correctness.  In other words, The US Patent Office is presumed to have done its [Read More…]

“The Right Message at the Right Time – Leveraging Programmatic Media Tech to Reach Consumers,” at WHIPgroup’s Meetup, Tuesday August 21 at 6PM

July, 20th, 2018

On August 21, the WHIPgroup Tech Entrepreneur Meetup will delve into the fast-moving world of data science as applied to programmatic media strategies.  Our speaker will be Mike Kalman, CEO of Stamford-based Media Crossing.  Media [Read More…]

“Artificial Intelligence for Driver Safety,” at WHIPgroup Meetup, Tuesday July 17 at 6pm

July, 2nd, 2018

On July 17, the WHIPgroup Tech Entrepreneur Meetup will return to the important topic of Artificial Intelligence.  We will hear from the co-founders of Dreyev (pronounced “drive”), an interactive driving safety system that combines AI with [Read More…]

Privacy in The Digital Age: Is The Public Concerned Or Unknowingly Getting Burned?

June, 27th, 2018

By Robert D. Keeler and  Andrew E. Kerrick Innovation often occurs much faster than the laws required to address the new social concerns they bring about. Often, this leads to a disconnect between law and society. For example, laws [Read More…]

Magic Wands, Not Just in Books Anymore

June, 1st, 2018

By Andrew P. Siuta While a truly magic wand may be a less-than once in a lifetime encounter, the world of Harry Potter may be more quickly approaching than previously thought.  With new patent US 9,888,090[1] for [Read More…]

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