Jury Hands Akamai $45M Verdict In Infringement

Law360, New York (February 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A Boston jury awarded Akamai Technologies Inc. more than $45 million after finding that Limelight Networks Inc. had infringed an Internet content delivery patent and rejecting Limelight's argument that the patent was invalid.

The decision, handed down in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts on Friday, clears the way for Akamai to seek a permanent injunction.

Following a three-week trial, a jury found that Tempe, Ariz.-based Limelight Networks had infringed four claims of the patent in suit, and ordered Limelight to shell out...
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