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TechXel Stamford Venture Expert: Wes Whitmyer, WHIP Group, IP and Patents

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Ferguson Library - Board Room

1 Public Library Plaza

Stamford, CT 06901

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February 12, 2019 6:30-8:45 PM The Ferguson Library 1 Public Library Plaza Stamford CT 06901

Note this is a Tuesday , we return to our regular Wednesday slot next week.

TechXel Stamford Venture Expert Series (5 of 12):

Wesley W. Whitmyer, Jr, Founder , Whitmyer IP Group, on Patents and Trademarks

Innovation is the hallmark of The Whitmyer IP Group (https://www.whipgroup.com/). Wes Whitmyer has been lead counsel in numerous patent and trademark litigations at the trial and appellate level, including Knorr-Bremse v. Dana and Haldex, a landmark Federal Circuit case which abolished the presumption of willfulness for failure to waive attorney-client privilege. He has prosecuted many 1000s of patent and trademark applications. He has an intimate knowledge of various technologies including analytical instruments in the fields of optics, mass spectrometry, and avionics; computer hardware, software, networking and wireless; vehicle drive, exhaust, injection, stability, suspension and braking systems and components; industrial processes such as machine vision, conveying, robotics, grinding and polishing, wafer and chip processing, and papermaking; the Internet and business automation; and medical equipment including video endoscopes and surgical instruments.

An inventor himself, Wes’ 15 patents have been commercialized and licensed throughout the world. He graduated as a physics major from Ohio Wesleyan and received his JD from Ohio State University. He is admitted to practice in Connecticut and before

the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the U.S. Court of Appeals (Federal Circuit) and the U.S. Supreme Court. He is a member and past president of the CT Patent Law Association and an active member of multiple national and international patent associations.

6:30 PM registration and networking 7:00 PM Wes’s remarks 7:30-8:00 PM Q&A 8:00-8:45 PM networking

Parking one black away at Bedford St. lot and garage. Walking distance from Stamford RR station.

Join us in the Board Room. Take elevator to 3rd floor, turn right.

Supper provided courtesy of Transactions Marketing, Inc.

Space is limited. Please register early for this popular session. Registration closes Monday February 11.

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