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Recently, the  Federal Circuit, for a second time this year, evaluated infringement of a method claim.[1]  The Court, vacating the recent panel decision in May, outlined the governing framework for direct infringement of a method claim.  It held that direct … Continue reading

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On May 13, 2015, the Federal Circuit issued the much-anticipated decision in Akamai Technologies, Inc. v. Limelight Networks, Inc. following a remand from the Supreme Court.[1]  The Federal Circuit, in a 2-1 decision, held that “direct infringement liability of a … Continue reading

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In a continuing a pattern that has seemingly developed over the past several years, the Supreme Court recently overturned two more Federal Circuit decisions relating to key aspects of patent law. In the first case, Nautilus Inc. v. Biosig Instruments, … Continue reading

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