Functional Claim Language In View of Recent CAFC Decisions

Author: Nicholas R. Mattingly The recent en banc opinion in Williamson v. Citrix (Fed. Cir. 2015) highlights the dangers of functional claiming in computer-implemented inventions.  On June 16, 2015, the Federal Circuit decided en banc to overrule precedent that...
Limelight Networks v. Akamai Technologies

Limelight Networks v. Akamai Technologies

On April 30th 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in Limelight Networks, Inc. v. Akamai Technologies, Inc.  In this case, the Supreme Court is deciding whether the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit erred in holding that a defendant...
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