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May 20, 2013, 8:36 a.m. EDT
MyMedicalRecords Files Patent Infringement Complaint Against Jardogs, a Subsidiary of Allscripts
LOS ANGELES, CA, May 20, 2013 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- MyMedicalRecords, Inc. ("MMR"), a wholly owned subsidiary of MMRGlobal, Inc. (otcqb:MMRF), today announced the filing of a complaint for patent infringement against Jardogs LLC, a subsidiary of Allscripts. The complaint states that Jardogs provides health information services to consumers and healthcare providers and is infringing on MMR's Personal Health Records patents including U.S. Patent No. 8,301,466. According to the complaint, Jardogs provides a product called FollowMyHealth(TM) Universal Health Record, which it describes as the "next generation patient portal, combining patient-provider communication with a patient managed personal health record." MMR is seeking monetary damages as well as a permanent injunction. The complaint was filed in the United States District Court for the Central District of California, case number CV: 13-3560, on May 16, 2013, and is available on the court's website http://www.pacer.gov/.
The complaint alleges that Jardogs, while infringing on MMR's patent, also has induced others including Allscripts, distributors, agents, resellers and users to infringe one or more claims of the patent.
According to Robert H. Lorsch, MMRGlobal CEO, "MMR's business is selling our Personal Health Record products and services and monetizing our patents and other intellectual property both domestically and internationally. We are currently focused on meeting with large hospital groups, retail pharmacies, laboratory systems, EHR and PHR vendors and physician groups. As I have stated in the past, our preferred course is to always create reasonable business solutions where both sides feel like winners. As part of those efforts, we are continuing to send hundreds of letters to hospitals and healthcare professionals. Based on conversations and meetings I continue to attend, I am optimistic that those efforts will be successful."
MMR is a leading provider of Personal Health Records (PHRs), MyEsafeDepositBox storage solutions, and MMRPro document management and imaging systems for healthcare professionals. MMR currently has seven U.S. health IT patents: U.S. Patent Nos. 8,301,466; 8,352,287; 8,352,288; 8,121,855; 8,117,646; 8,117,045; and 8,321,240. The MMR Patent Portfolio includes nearly 400 claims as well as additional applications and continuation applications. The patents involve inventions pertaining to Personal Health Records, Patient Portals and other Electronic Health Record systems. MMR also has been granted patents and has other pending applications in countries of commercial interest including Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Mexico, Japan, Canada, Hong Kong, South Korea, Israel, and European nations.
Additionally, MMRGlobal holds numerous biotech patents which were acquired through a 2009 reverse merger with San Diego-based biotechnology company Favrille, Inc. The portfolio currently includes three U.S. patents pertaining to the manufacturing of compositions for B-cell vaccines used in the fight against lymphoma and potentially other forms of cancer as well as additional patents for anti-CD20 monoclonal antibodies. The Company also has five U.S. pending patent applications, eight patents in foreign countries and 15 pending patent applications in foreign countries as well as patient samples and other IP, which are also the subject of 13 million dollars in current licensing agreements.
For additional information regarding the MyMedicalRecords, Inc. complaint against Jardogs LLC, contact Ted Ward at Liner Grode Stein Yankelevitz Sunshine Regenstreif & Taylor LLP at (310) 500-3384.
About MMRGlobal MMRGlobal, Inc., through its wholly-owned operating subsidiary, MyMedicalRecords, Inc., provides secure and easy-to-use online Personal Health Records ("PHRs") and electronic safe deposit box storage solutions, serving consumers, healthcare professionals, employers, insurance companies, financial institutions, retail pharmacies, and professional organizations and affinity groups. The MyMedicalRecords PHR enables individuals and families to access their medical records and other important documents, such as birth certificates, passports, insurance policies and wills, anytime from anywhere using the Internet. MyMedicalRecords is built on proprietary, patented technologies to allow documents, images and voicemail messages to be transmitted and stored in the system using a variety of methods, including fax, phone, or file upload without relying on any specific electronic medical record platform to populate a user's account. The Company's professional offering, MMRPro, is designed to give physicians' offices an easy and cost-effective solution to digitizing paper-based medical records and sharing them with patients through an integrated patient portal. Through its merger with Favrille, Inc. in January 2009, the Company acquired intellectual property biotech assets that include anti-CD20 antibodies and data and samples from its FavId(TM)/Specifid(TM) vaccine clinical trials for the treatment of B-Cell Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. To learn more about MMRGlobal, Inc. visit www.mmrglobal.com. View demos and video tutorials of the Company's products and services at www.mmrtheater.com.
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