Ex-Del. Judge Wants IP Axed As Indefinite For Squarespace

By Dani Kass (July 29, 2021, 9:36 PM EDT) -- A retired Delaware federal judge urged her former court to invalidate a series of patents DataCloud Technologies LLC has asserted against her client SquareSpace Inc., claiming they're invalid as indefinite and the patent owner has all but admitted to that.

In a renewed motion for judgment on the pleadings, retired Judge Sue L. Robinson and her co-counsel said the seven patents-in-suit describe only what the invention does, not how to actually achieve it. Such claims are indefinite under Section 112 of the Patent Act, the motion states.

"The inventors named in the asserted patents were free to seek patent protection for novel, useful,...

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