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June 12, 2014
09:08 EDTLLNWLimelight Networks issued 100th patent by USPTO
Limelight Networks announced that it reached an innovation milestone when the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued Limelight its 100th patent. US Patent 8,750,155 addresses systems and methods for optimizing the performance of an Internet connection between an edge server and a user device, dynamically configuring the connection based on the content, current network conditions, the device's performance, and other factors. By adjusting the connection configuration to address fluctuating conditions and varying content types, overall delivery performance - and as a result, the user's content experience - is significantly improved.
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January 26, 2016
14:02 EDTLLNWLimelight Networks seeks Supreme Court review of Circuit's Akami decision
Limelight Networks (LLNW) is seeking review by the Supreme Court of the United States of the Federal Circuit's decision to reinstate the 2008 jury verdict that Limelight infringed an Akamai (AKAM) patent. Limelight filed its petition with the Supreme Court earlier. Limelight believes that the Federal Circuit's newly created conduct-attribution standard improperly expands the scope of liability in a fashion that was neither intended by Congress nor consistent with prior legal precedent. As the petition notes, prior to the August 2015 decision to reinstate the jury verdict, the Federal Circuit repeatedly ruled that the district court had correctly determined that Limelight did not infringe Akamai's patent. The court gave no adequate explanation for its sudden reversal. "The court's decision to abandon longstanding, clear and easy-to-follow rules of engagement in favor of an ambiguous 'particular facts presented' standard for infringement liability deprives parties of fair notice concerning the scope of patent protection and ensures a significant increase in needlessly burdensome litigation throughout the technology world," said Bob Lento, Limelight's chief executive officer. "We are hopeful that the Supreme Court will address this issue of extraordinary importance and reverse the Federal Circuit's rootless and erroneous standard. While we continue to pursue all available options, I want to thank our customers, peers in the industry and employees for their support. We remain focused on improving our operational and financial performance and will report our full year results on February 9th."

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