isposed PowerSchool school system. In November 2015, the company sold its interests in The Financial Times, a news organization, which provided a range of essential services, including news, comment, data and analysis. In October 2015, it disposed of its interest in the FT Group, including its 50% interest in The Economist Group, a publisher of weekly business and current affairs magazines. Intellectual Property The company’s principal intellectual property assets consist of its trademarks and other rights in its brand names, particularly the Financial Times and the various imprints of its educational materials, as well as all copyrights for its content and its patents held in the testing business in the name of NCS Pearson. Competition The company competes with publishers, such as Cengage Learning, McGraw-Hill Companies, and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; and services companies, such as K-12 Inc and ETS. History Pearson plc was founded in 1844. The company was incorporated and registered in 1897 under the laws of England and Wales as a limited company and re-registered under the UK Companies Act as a public limited company in 1981.
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