Earlier this morning in “Limelight II”, Limelight Networks, Inc. v. Akamai Technologies, Inc., S. Ct. No. 15-993, opinion below, Akamai Techs., Inc. v. Limelight Networks, Inc., 805 F.3d 1368 (Fed. Cir. 2015)(Linn, J.), earlier proceedings, “Limelight I”, Limelight Networks, Inc. v. Akamai Technologies, Inc., 134 S. Ct. 2111 (2014), the Court denied review.
Petitioner had asked whether an accused infringer may be held liable for method patent direct infringement where the step of the method are performed by plural parties under traditional vicarious-liability standards.