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A “Golden Knight” Duel at the TTAB

January, 31st, 2018

  By Mackenzie L. Long When you think of the Las Vegas Golden Knights hockey team do you think of the U.S. Army? In 2016 the National Hockey League (NHL) approved the expansion bid for [Read More…]

TTAB Grants Concurrent Use Registration to WHIPgroup Client Subway IP Inc.

January, 16th, 2018

WHIPgroup filed a concurrent use application on behalf of its client Subway IP Inc. (“SIP”) seeking to register FLATIZZA for sandwiches in the entire United States with the exception of Snohomish County and King County, [Read More…]

Straight Talk About Brand Identity: Part 2/2 Use, Registration and Policing

January, 10th, 2018

Several years ago I started my own patent and trademark law firm. To brand the firm, I applied lessons learned from clients of all sizes in nearly 30 years of practicing trademark law. I also [Read More…]

*Free* Trademark Filing to Organize your IP in 2018.

January, 6th, 2018

If filing a new US trademark application is your New Year’s Resolution, Whitmyer IP Group is here to help. This Golden Ticket can be redeemed once per new or existing client for free legal services [Read More…]

Court Says ‘I Don’t’ to Wedding Gown Trade Dress Claim

November, 6th, 2017

By Natasha Rodriguez Most consumers recognize clothing brands by the company’s trademark, an identifying symbol or logo, located on the article. In addition to this traditional type of trademark, clothing designers may claim trade dress [Read More…]

Vineyard Vines Resolves Trademark Infringement Suit

November, 3rd, 2017

WHIPgroup client Vineyard Vines successfully resolved a district court proceeding regarding the use of its VINEYARD VINES® marks by Preppy Outlet, LLC. Preppy Outlet will permanently cease any use the marks in the future. The [Read More…]

Korean Trademark Rights Melt at the TTAB

October, 31st, 2017

By Chelsea A. Russell In the digital age, it is commonplace for consumers to be familiar with companies and products not for sale in their country. The internet has created a market in which companies [Read More…]

Opinion: Protecting Luxury Online

October, 24th, 2017

By Christina L. Winsor Amazon is a behemoth of online retailers and a godsend for busy parents who just don’t want to have to leave the house for diapers. The company has completely turned physical [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Files Trademark Case On Behalf of Hybrid Athletics against Hylete LLC To Stop Years of Willful Infringement

October, 24th, 2017

WHIPgroup has filed a trademark infringement lawsuit on behalf of its client Hybrid Athletics, LLC in the District Court of Connecticut, Case No. 3:17-cv-1767 (D. Conn) (filed October 23, 2017). Hybrid Athletics is a well-known [Read More…]

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