Excelsior Wins $7.8M For Stolen Exam Questions

Law360, New York (December 12, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal jury has awarded $7.8 million to Excelsior College, which had accused a test preparation service of misappropriating its copyrights and trade secrets in regards to a series of nursing exams and content guides.

The verdict was one of the largest ever reached for the infringement of test questions, according to David Miranda, a partner with Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C., who represented the college in the case.

“We are extremely pleased by the jury’s verdict, and believe that it is reflective of the...
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