National Retail Foundation

Between the National Retail Foundation coverage and the national news coverage of President Obama’s statements on patent trolls, every retailer is aware of a growing swell of support for patent reform targeted at stopping the patent troll problem.  And the problem is as big for retailers, as for any business sector.  The NRF’s Senior Vice

One of the interesting facets of retail patent litigation is understanding what “retail” means.  It used to be simple — brick and mortar stores and their suppliers (which were usually manufacturers as well).  Today, the definition is much less clear.  Between the internet, a more global marketplace and the intense specialization of many businesses, the