Limit Scope Of Joint Infringement Case, High Court Told

Law360, New York (May 8, 2013, 6:36 PM EDT) -- Limelight Networks Inc. told the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday that it should reject Akamai Technologies Inc.'s request that the court review the legal standard for proving direct infringement if it agrees to hear Limelight's appeal regarding the standard for indirect infringement.

In a closely watched case over the standards for joint infringement, where two parties together perform all the steps of a patent, Limelight is appealing an August en banc decision by the Federal Circuit. The court held for the first time that a party...
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