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U.S. Court of Appeals Affirms Limelight Networks(R) Does Not Infringe Level 3 Patents


TEMPE, AZ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 05/05/10 -- Limelight Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: LLNW) today announced that the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has affirmed a lower court decision finding in favor of the Company in the case Level 3 Communications, LLC. v. Limelight Networks, Inc. (United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Civil Action No. 2:07cv589).

The ruling, issued by the Appeals Court without opinion under Rule 36, affirms a January 2009 jury decision that Limelight Networks does not infringe the Level 3 patents at issue.

"We are pleased that the Court of Appeals has affirmed the jury verdict in this matter, which is a positive development for our shareholders, employees, customers, and partners. Limelight Networks respects the intellectual property of others, and our ability to fairly compete in the marketplace is due to our own hard work and innovation," stated Jeff Lunsford, chairman and chief executive officer, Limelight Networks, Inc.

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About Limelight Networks, Inc.
Limelight Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: LLNW) provides on-demand software, platform, and infrastructure services that help global businesses reach and engage audiences on any mobile or connected device, enabling them to enhance their brand presence, build stronger customer relationships, optimize their advertising, and monetize their digital assets. For more information, please visit or follow us on Twitter at

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Limelight Networks, Inc.