WebMD Accused Of Infringing Online Health Records Patent

Law360, New York (February 13, 2013, 2:31 PM EST) -- Online health care records provider MyMedicalRecords Inc. on Monday sued health information company WebMD Health Corp. in California federal court, alleging an online patient records portal developed by WebMD infringes an MMR patent.

According to MMR’s complaint, WebMD’s private patient health information portal, developed by WebMD after talks related to MMR helping WebMD overhaul its previous portal fell through, infringes on MMR’s patent for a method to securely access remotely stored personal health files, U.S. Patent Number 8,301,466.

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