Desire2Learn Loses Patent Case in Texas

Last year, I wrote about a patent lawsuit launched by Blackboard against Waterloo-based Desire2Learn.  On Friday, a jury in Texas ruled against the Canadian company, awarding $3.1 million in damages.

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  1. Unfortunate, but also unsurprising. Anyone know why it is that a Washington company is allowed to launch a lawsuit against a Canadian company in a Texas court? Since they are based in Washington, I would have thought they’d have to file in Washington.