Highmark Seeks To Pierce Veil, Recover $5M In Allcare IP Row

Law360, Houston (January 10, 2017, 6:19 PM EST) -- Health insurer Highmark Inc. filed a lawsuit in Texas federal court Monday, telling the court that in order to recover its $5.2 million attorneys' fees award from Allcare Health Management Systems in a suit over an information management system patent, it must bring this new action against the company's principals.

A federal judge upheld the award in June 2015 in the long-running fight, finding that Allcare's unsuccessful patent infringement suit was “exceptional” under the standard articulated by the U.S. Supreme Court in its Octane Fitness ruling,...
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