Diving into Divided Infringement: Method Claims post-Akamai

February 27, 2017 3:45pm

What is it about?

  • It wasn’t me, I did not perform that step: Reviewing the broadened standard for direct infringement post-Akamai
    • “[C]onditioning participation in an activity, or receipt of a benefit, upon performance of the other steps of the patented method . . . if it establishes the manner or timing of that performance”
  • Exploring the Supreme Court’s denial of certiorari in Limelight Networks v. Akamai and enter part deux – Limelight Networks, Inc. v. XO Communications, LLC (E.D. Va. 2016)
  • Choose your steps wisely: Drafting of multistep method claims while steering clear of potential divided-infringement challenges

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