Justices Again Asked To Mull Infringement In Limelight Case

Law360, Washington (January 26, 2016, 7:14 PM EST) -- For the second time in a long-running dispute between Limelight Networks Inc. and Akamai Technologies Inc., the U.S. Supreme Court has been asked to weigh in on the Federal Circuit's infringement standards in patent cases.

Limelight filed a petition for certiorari Tuesday asking the high court to review a recent Federal Circuit decision to reinstate a $45.5 million jury verdict against it in a patent infringement case brought by Akamai, saying the decision created an overly broad standard that will “undermine patent clarity.”

The digital content delivery company said the Federal Circuit had expanded the definition of infringement in cases when...

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