Second Review of Blackboard Patent OK'd; '06 Revenue Rises 35%

March 2007
Educational Marketer;3/5/2007, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p2
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The article focuses on the move of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to agree to the reexamination of the patent approval for electronic learning functionalities it had granted to Blackboard Inc. The request for a review of the patent was submitted by several computer system providers including Desire2Learn Inc. and Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC). The patent office still has to decide whether to combine the two requests as one review.


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