With multiple round-trips to the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Supreme Court, the Federal Circuit issued an en banc reversal of the district court’s JMOL on the divided infringement issue with instructions to re-institute the jury’s original verdict finding … [Read more...] about Fed Cir: Limelight Liable for Divided Infringement
The problem of divided infringement between two or more parties is solved if the party orders or induces the conduct and if he knows or should known of circumstances that would make the conduct tortious infringement if it were his own. Akamai Technologies, Inc. v. Limelight … [Read more...] about Divided Patent Infringement – Knowledge Is Inducement To Infringe
The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals announced in April 2011 that it will consider en banc the following question: "If separate entities each perform separate steps of a method claim, under what circumstances would that claim be directly infringed and to what extent would each of … [Read more...] about Method Patent Claims: What Result with Multiple Party Performance
In the early days of January 2011, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling explaining many points of patent law and theory. In Uniloc USA, Inc. v. Microsoft Corp., Case No. 2010-1035, Jan. 4, 2011 (Fed. Cir. 2011)(available here), the Court’s opined on a number of … [Read more...] about Divided Patent Infringement – Do You Sue Both The Supplier and The Customer?