Companies are being granted what critics call overly broad patents on common technologies that colleges use. The companies are attempting to enforce the patents - by demanding the payment of royalties - on such routine activities as streaming videos online and administering tests over the Internet...

Jason Schultz, a lawyer and advocate for liberal rights in cyberspace, will answer your questions about patent law, what colleges should be concerned about, and how colleges can protect themselves from lawsuits.

Thursday, April 5, 2007
The Chronicle of Higher Education

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