Fed. Circ. Patent Indefiniteness Ruling Bears Drafting Lessons
October 2, 2020
Patent drafters are rightfully weary of preparing a patent specification that will be construed as limiting years later during litigation. Therefore, drafters typically write in a nonlimiting way, for example, liberally using multiple embodiments, using nonlimiting examples, and employing words such as "can" and "may."
Stephen J. E. Dew