Death of the Internet. Really?

December, 19th, 2017

By Andrew P. Siuta On December 14th, the FCC voted to repeal Net Neutrality regulations that have been in place since 2015. The regulations prevented internet service providers from blocking websites or charging for higher [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Continues Support of TechXel Stamford

August, 31st, 2017

On October 25th, Wes Whitmyer of WHIPgroup will present on the importance of IP and Patents to entrepreneurs at TechXel. The full schedule of events can be found here.

Gene Simmons’ Gesture of Love…or Devil Horns. Can’t tell…

June, 23rd, 2017

By Christina L. Winsor Gene Simmons a/k/a “the Demon” and famous rocker of the band KISS filed a US Federal trademark application, Serial No. 87482739, on June 9, 2017 for “his” devil horns hand gesture [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Supports TechXel Stamford

February, 7th, 2017

WHIPgroup’s February 8 presentation to entrepreneurs at TechXel Stamford’s Venture Expert Series to focus on patents and trademarks for local startups. See Eventbrite announcement.

State Trademark Registration Prevails for Cannabis Industry

January, 17th, 2017

By Chelsea A. Russell The Lanham Act’s “use in commerce” requirement has long been established to mean lawful use in commerce in accordance with federal statutory law. This requirement can bar registration because the identified [Read More…]

Why Startups Should Challenge Their Competitors’ Patents Before Getting Sued

December, 15th, 2016

By Paul L. Fraulo An Inter Partes Review (IPR) is a trial proceeding before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) that serves as a powerful tool to challenge the validity of a U.S. [Read More…]

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