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Akamai Technologies, Inc. v. Limelight Networks, Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on June 9, 2014

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Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
12-960 Fed. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2013

Issue: Whether a party may be liable for infringement under either section of the patent infringement statute, 35 U.S.C. §271(a) or § 271(b), where two or more entities join together to perform all of the steps of a process claim.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Feb 1 2013Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 6, 2013)
Feb 22 2013Order extending time to file response to petition to and including April 5, 2013.
Mar 18 2013Order further extending time to file response to petition to and including May 6, 2013.
May 6 2013Brief of respondent Limelight Networks, Inc. in opposition filed.
May 16 2013Reply of petitioner Akamai Technologies, Inc. filed.
May 21 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 6, 2013.
Jun 10 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 13, 2013.
Jun 17 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 20, 2013.
Jun 24 2013The Solicitor General is invited to file a brief in these cases (see No. 12-786) expressing the views of the United States. Justice Alito took no part in the consideration or decision of this petition.
Dec 10 2013Brief amicus curiae of United States filed. VIDED.
Dec 23 2013Supplemental brief of petitioners Akamai Technologies, Inc., et al. filed. VIDED.
Dec 24 2013DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 10, 2014.
Jan 17 2014Justice Alito is no longer recused in this case.
Jun 2 2014DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 5, 2014.
Jun 9 2014Petition DENIED.