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Forum .LRN Q&A: Re: Blackboard patent and lawsuite

Posted by Malte Sussdorff on
After reading the patents (at least partially), I think one could challenge them easily on the grounds of prior art, though I have no clue how to do that. Even ACES predates most of the filling date of the patents, not to mention that most extensions of the patents have been working in .LRN before the patent has been filed.
Posted by Daniël Mantione on
Well, EP1664992 hasn't been granted yet and should be in prior art research procedure. I don't wether it is possible to appeal it.