It’s ba-a-ack! The long-running and wide-ranging patent infringement case, Akamai Technologies, Inc. v. Limelight Networks, Inc., has returned to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit — possibly for the last time. In this latest iteration, the court ruled on the patentee’s damages. Specifically, it held that lost profits damages were available, despite the fact that the infringing product sold for half the price of the patentee’s product. (more…)
Rest assured, it's business as usual. Citizens of the UK have voted to leave the European Union (EU), but when it comes to your intellectual property protection, there is no immediate impact.
Smartphones and tablets boast thousands of features. So how can the owner of the patent on an infringing feature prove it has been irreparably injured, as is required to obtain a permanent injunction? (more…)