Federal Circuit Affirms: Sleepiness Detection Patent Invalid As Indefinite

Federal Circuit Affirms: Sleepiness Detection Patent Invalid As Indefinite

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A patent designed to monitor and alert a driver to his or her increased level of sleepiness is invalid on grounds that it is indefinite, the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Oct. 22 (Ibormeith IP LLC v. Mercedes-Benz USA LLC, No. 13-1007, Fed. Cir.).

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