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WHIPgroup Welcomes Jasmine Gratton to the Firm As A Law Clerk

July, 27th, 2021

Jasmine Gratton is completing her LL.M in Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law at Fordham University School of Law. She has an LL.B. from University of Bristol Law School in England, and completed her thesis [Read More…]

USPTO Announces Extension of Fast-Track Appeals Pilot Program

July, 12th, 2021

By Ryan Newell The USPTO has extended the expiration date for the Fast-Track Appeals Pilot Program (F-TAPP) through July 2, 2022. F-TAPP was established in July 2020 on a temporary basis, to provide for the [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Files Complaint for Commercial Dispute

June, 25th, 2021

Whitmyer IP Group filed a Complaint in the District of Delaware on behalf of its clients Nicholas Harmon and With Light, Inc., formerly Verilux, Inc. The Complaint stems from a commercial transaction where Verilux’s assets [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Successfully Defends Client From Abusive Foreign Discovery

June, 10th, 2021

WHIPgroup successfully opposed two motions brought against its client Karl Storz Endoscopy-America, Inc. (“KSEA”) by STERIS Instrument Management Services, Inc. (“STERIS-IMS”). STERIS-IMS sought to extend fact discovery in the long-running patent infringement case to take [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Welcomes Gulrukh Haroon To The Firm As A Law Clerk

May, 19th, 2021

Gulrukh Haroon is pursuing her JD at the University of Connecticut School of Law. She has a B.S. in biological sciences and political science from the University of Connecticut and is currently working on her [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Welcomes Henry Purtill To The Firm As A Law Clerk

May, 18th, 2021

Henry Purtill is pursuing his J.D. at UConn Law School. Henry has been a participant in the Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship Law Clinic where he has drafted and prosecuted patents, including successfully amending claim sets and [Read More…]

WHIPgroup Welcomes Ryan Newell To The Firm As A Law Clerk

May, 17th, 2021

Ryan is a patent agent and a rising 2L at Boston University School of Law. At BU, he is president of the Intellectual Property Law Society for 2021-22. Ryan received his undergraduate degree from the [Read More…]

Avoid Tunnel Vision: Look Beyond Your Own Product For Patent Protection

May, 17th, 2021

By Stephen Ball Development of a commercial product is often the catalyst for seeking patent protection. This is understandable as owners want to protect their R&D investment. However, focusing on one’s own product can be [Read More…]

Are Environmentalists the New Conservatives?

May, 4th, 2021

By Wesley W. Whitmyer, Jr.    Their ranks swelled as they gained momentum to fulfill their mission of Earth protection, but now that a majority of people agree that protecting the environment is a priority, [Read More…]

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