By Michael Feldstein. To recap what’s happened so far:
- Audrey Watters called our attention to a patent filing by Khan Academy.
- I expressed my concerns about the continuing patent problem that we have in educational technology.
- Carl Straumsheim explained the defensive use of patents in more detail and in the process motivated me to take a look at the specifics of the patent agreement that Khan Academy signed.
- I took an initial look at said agreement, known as the Innovator’s Agreement, and concluded that it was a step in the right direction but that I still had concerns.
Since then, I had a little more time to look at the actual legal language of the agreement and reflect on the larger edupatent problem. More...