Supreme Court rules for Limelight in patent infringement appeal

The Supreme Court decision will have a significant impact on industries involving computer networks and telecom networks, such as online commerce

The Supreme Court has sided with Limelight Networks in a patent infringement lawsuit originally brought by Akamai Technologies.

In a unanimous vote released on Monday, all of the justices sided with Justice Samuel Alito and reversed the 2012 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which was in favor of Akamai.

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