Lawyers Weigh In On High Court's Induced Infringement Ruling
Law360, New York (June 2, 2014, 8:03 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday set aside a Federal Circuit decision that lowered the standard for proving induced infringement, ruling that induced infringement can be found only when one party performs every, not any, step. Attorneys tell Law360 why the high court's decision in Limelight Networks Inc. v. Akamai Technologies Inc. matters.
Marla Butler, Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi LLP
"The Supreme Court acknowledged the concern that, under its holding in the Limelight case, a would-be infringer can 'evade liability by dividing performance of a method patent's steps with another whom the defendant neither directs nor controls.' But the court...
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