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Blackboard Files Yet Another Lawsuit

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1024) photo credit: michelle.irish You may recall that Blackboard purchased a patent in what appeared to be a fruitless attempt to countersue TechRadium, the company that sued them for patent infringement over their emergency warning system and that … Continue reading

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Trying To Follow Blackboard v Desire2Learn

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1024) There’s a blog post update from Desire2Learn on the latest back and forth between them and Blackboard over the patents. (Remember, there’s more than one patent now.) Here’s the latest, as near as I can … Continue reading

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Blackboard Settles with TechRadium

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1024) Update: It turns out that TechRadium has also filed suit against Twitter. Oy. (Via Laura Gekeler.) Blackboard and TechRadium have apparently come to some sort of cross-licensing agreement on their emergency notification patents. This isn’t … Continue reading

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The Financial Impact of the Patent Loss on Blackboard

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1024) You may recall that Blackboard originally won a judgment of $3.3 million from Desire2Learn in their lawsuit. The ruling from the Court of Appeals means that Blackboar will probably have to return that money—plus interest—to … Continue reading

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Another Victory for D2L, Another Opportunity for Blackboard

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1024) Update: Patently-O blogger Dennis Crouch has posted a legal analysis of the ruling in which he concludes, “Defendant Desire2Learn wins a complete victory (after a few million in attorney fees).” Via Desire2Learn’s patent blog, we … Continue reading

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