Tech and Telecom Giants Take the Lead in the Self-Driving Vehicle Patent Race

May, 13th, 2019

By Patrick D. Duplessis These days it seems almost every article or news report about self-driving vehicles (SDVs) includes the prophecy that the automobile will soon resemble a “smartphone on wheels.”  That oft-repeated phrase alludes [Read More…]

Stop Infringers At The Border

April, 18th, 2019

By Christopher J. Stankus Section 337 Investigations at the International Trade Commission (“ITC”) can be a vital weapon for patent owners to protect their U.S. intellectual property against infringing imports. Section 337 Investigations are resolved [Read More…]

Claiming Software Patents in 2019

April, 4th, 2019

By Andrew P Siuta Rapid innovation makes it difficult to create a computer technology system that is not obsolete 20 years from its conception. However, with proper drafting techniques a patent attorney can write a [Read More…]

WHIPgroup InventLab™ resident encaptiv™ Celebrates Successful Beta Launch; Is Recognized by Tech Tribune

March, 5th, 2019

WHIPgroup’s InventLab™ resident encaptiv™ – a Connecticut-based startup co-founded by Shannon Malkin Daniels, Matt Daniels, and Josh Gaddy – has been hard at work and is extremely pleased with the reception of the December 2018 [Read More…]

Digital Media Pioneer Tom Richardson to speak on The Business Imperative of Cross-Platform Delivery at WHIPgroup Tech Entrepreneur Meetup 2/19

January, 30th, 2019

Tom Richardson, formerly President of Digital at the NHL, head of Publishing at the NFL and GM of Sports & News at AOL, will speak on the business imperatives and challenges of cross-platform programming.  In [Read More…]

New Patentable Subject Matter Guidelines: Finally Some Help for Computer-Implemented Inventions

January, 23rd, 2019

By Stephen F.W. Ball, Jr. Many in the patent field are keenly aware that the USPTO just issued new patentable subject matter guidelines. The USPTO uses a multi-step process for determining patent eligibility and the [Read More…]

“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…]

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