Limelight Tells Justices To Nix Fed. Circ. Inducement Rule

Law360, New York (February 27, 2014, 7:12 PM EST) -- Limelight Networks Inc. on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a Federal Circuit decision that expanded liability for induced patent infringement, arguing that the new standard contradicts the Patent Act and creates uncertainty about the scope of patents.

In its merits brief in the case, which the justices agreed to hear in January, Limelight said that the Federal Circuit misread the law when it held that a party can be held liable for induced infringement if it performs some steps of a patent and...
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