Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Cardiocom in Patent Lawsuit over Telehealth Devices

Plaintiffs: My Health and University of Rochester

Defendant: Cardiocom

A case (2:13-cv-00136) was filed in Texas Eastern District Court by My Health against Cardiocom on Feb 15th for patent infringement. My Health, Inc. operates as a health services solutions company that connects hospitals, care management organizations, etc. for the purpose of scheduling and booking healthcare appointments on behalf of individuals. Cardiocom, LLC designs, develops, manufactures and markets telehealth devices for heart failure, diabetes mellitus, obesity, hypertension, asthma and various chronic conditions.

The patent US6612985 (Method and System for Monitoring and Treating a Patient) involved in this suit is currently assigned[i] to University of Rochester (source: Maxval’s Assignment Database). My Health is the exclusive licensee of the patent which was granted on August 01, 2008. This invention relates to a method and system for monitoring and treating a patient who has one or more diagnosed conditions and is located at a remote location from a treatment processing system.

The complaint alleges that defendant manufactures telehealth software and patient monitoring device including Commander Flex and Omnivisor (Accused Products), which infringe the claims of the '985 patent. Commander Flex, remote patient monitoring device that connects patients using wireless and cellular technology and Omnivisor, an enterprise software management suite that provides intervention algorithms and evidence based care coordination processes. 

The plaintiffs have filed other infringement suits (2:13-cv-00137, 2:13-cv-00138, 2:13-cv-00139 and 2:13-cv-00140) on the same day asserting the same patent. If you are interested in knowing more about the cases, please contact us. To get alerts on cases filed, subscribe to our Litigation Alerts

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