Supreme Court Issues Significant Decisions in the Limelight Networks and Nautilus Cases Unanimously Overturning the Federal Circuit

The Supreme Court recently issued two unanimous decisions concerning the standards governing claims for induced infringement and indefiniteness. A summary of the decisions follows.

Limelight Networks, Inc. v. Akamai Technologies, Inc.

In Limelight Networks, the Supreme Court decided that a party could not be liable for inducing another party to infringe a patent when there was no direct infringement.

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