WHIPgroup Presents on Successful Trademark Protection

September, 14th, 2018

Owning Your Brand: Essential Steps For Successful Trademark Protection Walter B. Welsh, Esq., Member 9/20, 10:15 am in Sheraton Grand, Stamford, CT Starting a company? Launching a Product? Re-branding? Securing the right to use and [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 BREXIT EXIT: The Details are Starting to Unfold for IP Rights Holders

August, 14th, 2018

By Christina L. Winsor Since the announcement that the UK was leaving the EU, there has been big questions as whether trademark owners holding registrations in the EU would still be protected in the UK [Read More…]

District Court Denies Farzad Rastegar and LaserPerformance’s Motions to Dismiss

August, 7th, 2018

Last year Kirby filed a second lawsuit against Farzad Rastegar and LaserPerformance alleging infringement of the BRUCE KIRBY® trademark due to Defendants’ online offer to sell a “Kirby Fishing Set.” Defendants made this offer despite [Read More…]

Bruce Kirby’s Claims Against LaserPerformance to Proceed to Trial

August, 6th, 2018

Since 2013, WHIPgroup clients Bruce Kirby and Bruce Kirby, Inc. (“Kirby”) have asserted trademark infringement and misappropriation claims against LaserPerformance due to unauthorized use of Bruce Kirby’s name and the BRUCE KIRBY® trademark on sailboats. [Read More…]

Outcome-Secured Litigation Financing: Offsetting Your Costs

June, 19th, 2018

By Christopher J. Stankus & Michael J. Harris Is a competitor infringing your patent, but you can’t afford the legal fees to pursue your claim? Or would you rather invest capital to grow your business instead of paying [Read More…]

As Familiar As Your Mother’s Face: Hasbro’s Non-Visual PLAY-DOH Scent Mark Registers

June, 5th, 2018

By Christina L. Winsor On March 21, 2017 I reported that Hasbro, Inc. filed a trademark application for the smell of its famous PLAY-DOH.  Now, a little over a year from the application filing date, and [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…]

WHIPgroup Hosts Open House and Wine Tasting

May, 14th, 2018

On May 9, 2018, WHIPgroup hosted an Open House to debut its newly-expanded office and publicize its many projects, including InventLab™, Stamford Tech Entrepreneur Meetup Series, and IP Eats.  Over 100 guests from a wide [Read More…]

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