A major testing provider has reached a settlement in a years-long dispute in which it had accused a former partner of copying one of its assessment products.
Education companies need to think carefully about how they structure their teams, and how they protect their resources from theft, when they enter a foreign market.
Lawyers, consultants, and others who advise education companies say there are clear steps businesses can take to make sure their work isn’t ripped off.
Publishers remain concerned about the ongoing statutory exclusion of educational materials from copyright protection in Canada after a recently concluded trade agreement failed to incorporate language to address the issue.
A jury has awarded the education company DynaStudy $9.2 million in a case in which it accused the Houston district of allowing illicit copying and distribution of its materials.
Trademark and copyright protections are available for things many companies don’t think about, such as unique names of product lines and computer code.
One of the more curious pieces of language included in the Every Student Succeeds Act warns about the “harms of copyright piracy.” How did it end up in the sweeping education law?
As a company grows, startup leaders need work hard to stay in touch with the inner workings of their product.
A top U.S. government official on intellectual property talks about how education companies can take simple steps to evaluate their risks of having their IP stolen in markets such as China, Canada, Thailand, and South Korea.