MicroStrategy, Tibco Get Vasudevan Database Patents Nixed

Law360, New York (October 18, 2013, 2:55 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge declared claims in four Vasudevan Software Inc. patents covering a database system invalid on Thursday after ruling they failed to explain how to make an operational version of the software, tossing separate infringement suits Vasudevan filed against MicroStrategy Inc. and Tibco Software Inc.

U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg granted motions for summary judgment from both MicroStrategy and Tibco, after finding that patent holder Mark Vasudevan struggled to make the system described by the four patents-in-suit and their claims provided design instructions that...
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