The following is a summary of an interview I conducted with Monica Winghart, Article One’s Executive Vice President and General Counsel, about the impact of the new America Invents Act (“AIA”) provisions that went into effect on September 16. Ms. Winghart has more than 15 years of intellectual property experience. Prior to joining Article One,

Before the enactment of the American Invents Act (“AIA”), I identified four key provisions of the new law that will impact retailers.  My colleague Daniel Farris provided some additional depth into the effects of the AIA on retailers, particularly with respect to the patent prosecution process and creation of patent rights – the first in

Today the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1249 the America Invents Act.  The Senate passed a version of the bill  (S. 23) earlier this year, but because there are significant differences in the two bills, the America Invents Act is headed to a joint conference where the differences have to be ironed out before the