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,

My colleague Daniel Farris wrote this post about a case pending before the Federal Circuit that could have a significant impact on how retailers combat patent trolls in the USPTO.  Daniel is a part of my retail patent litigation team with strong technical experience related to internet and computer-based technologies. 

The Federal Circuit heard argument