An image sharing patent battle

This news story about Kodak claiming ownership of a broad set of technologies affecting image sharing on the Internet has resonances of an earlier dispute affecting Blackboard, who produce learning software for higher education in particular, and who issued a patent challenge against a smaller rival called desire2learn.  The problem centres on what can be patented and what can’t, and also in this case clearly by the future prospects for Kodak given that their traditional market for film photography has largely disappeared.


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