Akamai and Microsoft CDNs Targeted in Recent Campaign

September 1, 2021

MediaPOINTE, Inc., a company offering “a unique line of state-of-the-art streaming media products”, has sued Akamai Technologies (6:21-cv-00852) and Microsoft (6:21-cv-00855) in the Western District of Texas over two patents broadly directed to delivering an optimized and “continuous stream of data” through a “management center”. The plaintiff’s infringement allegations target the provision of the defendants’ respective content delivery networks (CDNs) and related products and services, with features for “provid[ing] load balancing, routing, caching, and other services to customers via servers” at issue.

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