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State-Wide Electronic Health Information Exchange

Verrill incorporated and obtained tax-exempt status for our client, a state-wide electronic health information exchange. Kate Healy served as legal counsel to our client. On their behalf, she served on each of the state's Health Information Technology Legal Working Groups. The Legal Working Groups, comprised of a wide variety of stakeholders, developed and recommended statutory changes to state law to facilitate the exchange of electronic health information among health care providers. Kate Healy and Charlie Bacall collaborated in the representation of this long-time client in the negotiation of contracts with multiple integrated delivery systems across the state to participate in the health information exchange.

Firm Highlights

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Patent Litigation: Telecommunications

Defended national telecommunications provider in patent dispute involving patents related to standard-essential DSL technology. Developed unenforceability defense as well as defense based on patent troll’s failure to offer fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory royalty rate...

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Patent Litigation: Electronic Health Records

Defended electronic health record (“EHR”) software producer in patent dispute involving a non-practicing entity and patents related to database design and operation. Filed an early motion to dismiss based upon subject matter eligibility under...

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Patent Licensing: LED Lighting

Negotiated multiple licenses with large, multi-national, patent holder on behalf of various national lighting manufacturers.

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Patent Litigation: Software

Defended integrated design environment (“IDE”) producer in patent dispute involving patents related to user authentication systems. Briefed and argued Markman . Case settled shortly thereafter on favorable terms.

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Patent Litigation: LED Lighting

Defended national lighting manufacturer against non-practicing entity on patents relating to TLED design. Developed early non-infringement positions which resulted in early (and favorable) settlement.

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65 Verrill Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers® 2022, Including Eight Named Lawyers of the Year

(August 31, 2021) – 65 Verrill attorneys were recognized as "Best Lawyers" by Best Lawyers® 2022 , including 8 attorneys named “Lawyer of the Year,” a distinguished recognition for only a single lawyer in...

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Patent Litigation: LED Lighting

Defended national lighting manufacturer against competitor with patents relating to LED lighting and driver design. Briefed Markman . Also filed successful IPR petitions against asserted patents (each petition instituted on all challenged claims). Case...

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Patent Litigation: Telecommunications

Defended regional telecommunications provider against non-practicing entity with patents related to modem design and operation. Developed exhaustion argument based on prior licensing activity. Also successfully opposed non-practicing entity’s motion to consolidate cases under Multi-District...

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Patent Litigation: Software

Defended semiconductor designer in patent dispute involving patents related to user authentication systems. Briefed and argued Markman . Case settled shortly thereafter on favorable terms.

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Patent Litigation: LED Lighting

Represented national lighting manufacturer in Section 337 investigation before the International Trade Commission. Developed early invalidity position, which resulted in early (and favorable) settlement prior to summary determination.

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