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Trademark Rights Have Entered the Game

April, 6th, 2020

By Andrew Siuta and Lauren Matturri Anyone who plays video games will tell you that the characters in these games are just as important as the plot. However, when it comes to intellectual property protection, [Read More…]

WHIPgroup obtains $6,800,000 Willful Infringement Jury Verdict on Behalf of Legendary Designer of Laser Sailboat

February, 20th, 2020

February 2020 saw the culmination of a 7-year long Federal Court litigation between WHIPgroup client Bruce Kirby, designer of the famed Laser Sailboat, and builders of the Laser, Quarter Moon, Incorporated (“QMI”) and LaserPerformance (Europe) [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Obtains $400,000 Judgment for Trademark Infringement

February, 10th, 2020

WHIPgroup obtained a Judgment for its client New Leaf Data Services against Humboldt Marijuana Exchange for trademark infringement as well as cyber-squatting and commercial disparagement. The Court found that Humboldt Marijuana Exchange willfully infringed New [Read More…]

WHIPgroup attorneys prepare mock mediation event for Arterton Inn of Court

January, 21st, 2020

The 2019-2020 Arterton Inn of Court is holding its second substantive event on Monday, January 27th at 6PM. The event will take place at the New Haven Federal Courthouse, and will feature a mock mediation [Read More…]

Buyers Beware: Best Practices for Shopping Online During the Holiday Season

December, 12th, 2019

By Lauren C. Matturri The holiday shopping season is in full effect and more people than ever are making purchases online rather than in stores. Because of this, consumers need to be more vigilant when [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Case Reported on by Law360

December, 5th, 2019

WHIPgroup filed a Motion for Default Judgment against Humboldt Marijuana Exchange in its case for trademark infringement, cyber-squatting, and commercial disparagement on behalf of its client, New Leaf Data Services. The Motion was reported by [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Successfully Defends Federal Circuit Affirmance on behalf of Hybrid Athletics

November, 19th, 2019

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has again sided with WHIPgroup and its client Hybrid Athletics in denying Hylete, Inc.’s petition to rehear the Court’s previous ruling in Hybrid Athletics’ favor. In a precedential opinion [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Earns Permanent Injunction and $4M Judgement Against Counterfeiter

October, 3rd, 2019

The Defendants in this case were featuring NETZSCH’s trademarks to offer substantially similar goods for sale at trade shows in the United States, Europe and Asia.  As part of the Permanent Injunction, the Defendants have [Read More…]

Federal Circuit Affirms Hybrid Athletics’ Trademark Win against Hylete

September, 3rd, 2019

In a precedential opinion issued August 1, 2019, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a likelihood of confusion determination previously secured by WHIPgroup for client Hybrid Athletics, LLC against competitor Hylete LLC. The appeal, [Read More…]

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