Akamai-Limelight Suit Streamlined

The judge in the lawsuit between Akamai (AKAM) and Limelight (LLNW) has streamlined the suit, focusing on one of the three patents at issue.

Dan Rayburn at the Business of Online Video reports a development in the patent infringement lawsuit between Akamai (AKAM) and Limelight Networks (LLNW), the two leading players in the content delivery network business. Dan says the court has streamlined the case, issuing a preliminary ruling focusing on a single Akamai patent, effectively setting aside issues related to two other patents. We'll update once more information is available.