In the Matter of Certain Course Management System Software Products; Notice of Investigation
Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on April 17, 2009, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Blackboard Inc. of Washington, DC. Supplements to the complaint were filed on May 6 and May 14, 2009. The complaint, as supplemented, alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain course management system software products that infringe certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 6,988,138. The complaint, as supplemented, further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337.