TITLE

Patent Office Rethinks Patent It Gave to Blackboard

PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Educational Marketer;4/14/2008, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the review of the U.S. Patent Office to the patent rights it gave to Blackboard Inc. for its learning management system technology, following a patent infringement dispute with its competitor Desire2Learn Inc. in the District Court in Texas. The office has invalidated all of the claims which the former company made to secure for its software as part of its review process. Blackboard Inc. argues that the office's action has no effect on the validity of the patent.
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