Chronicle: Patent Office Will Continue Reexamination of Blackboard's Controversial Patent
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Date: 29 Aug 2008 09:07
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has rejected a request by Blackboard Inc. for a temporary halt in the office’s review of a software patent the company holds concerning course-management systems. This year Blackboard won a lawsuit in federal court against a rival software company, Desire2Learn, for violating the patent, though Desire2Learn has appealed the decision.
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