October 23, 2012
By Orion Armon, IP Litigation practice group, Cooley LLP
Until now, the mHealth industry has experienced relatively few patent infringement conflicts, and little or no litigation instituted by non-practicing entities. But these trends may be disrupted within the next few years. Companies in the medical device, computer, networking, and communications industries are all patenting in the mHealth...
September 11, 2012
With the latest news this week that another major player in mobile health has won what appears to be an important patent, it seemed like a good time as any to review and follow-up on recent patent happenings.
Perhaps the biggest IP story that we've been following over the course of the year has been Robert Bosch Healthcare's patent infringement lawsuit against three other home health monitoring...
September 5, 2012
Even as mobile health converges with other technologies and becomes a more integral part of healthcare delivery as a whole, not everybody in this sector is prospering. The latest evidence comes from Authentidate Holding Corp., parent company of home telehealth service provider ExpressMD Solutions, was forced to reverse-split of its stock last week to avoid delisting from the Nasdaq Capital Market...
May 1, 2012
This week Robert Bosch Healthcare announced that it had come to an agreement with Waldo Networks, one of the companies that Bosch had sued over patent infringement this past January. The company sued three makers of remote home health monitoring technology -- MedApps, ExpressMD, and Waldo -- claiming that the competitors infringed on patents for Bosch’s Health Buddy system.
"Bosch Healthcare is...