SOURCE: MMRGlobal, Inc.

MMRGlobal, Inc.

November 04, 2013 08:35 ET

Court Grants MMRGlobal Subsidiary Request to Consolidate Allscripts Patent Infringement Case & Adds Additional Patent in Quest Diagnostics Complaint

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 4, 2013) - MyMedicalRecords, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of MMRGlobal, Inc. (OTCQB: MMRF) (collectively, "MMR"), today announced that the United States District Court, Central District of California, granted the Company's motion to consolidate its complaint for patent infringement against Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc. with its previously filed complaint against Jardogs, LLC. The order was granted on November 1, 2013, Case No. 2:13-cv-03560-ODW (SHx), and is available on the court's website Two days earlier the court also approved MMR's request to amend its complaint against Quest Diagnostics Inc., Case No. CV-13-02538-CBM (MNx) to add a second patent, U.S. Patent No. 8,498,883, entitled "Method for Providing a User with a Service for Accessing and Collecting Prescriptions." The Allscripts/Jardogs and Quest Diagnostics complaints each now involve two MyMedicalRecords U.S. patents: U.S. Patent No. 8,301,466, entitled "Method and System for Providing Online Records," and U.S. Patent No. 8,498,883, entitled "Method for Providing a User with a Service for Accessing and Collecting Prescriptions."

MMR first filed a complaint for patent infringement against Jardogs, LLC on May 31, 2013. The Company alleged that Jardogs' product, FollowMyHealth™ Universal Health Record, infringes on the "466" patent. On September 23, 2013, the Company filed suit against Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., alleging that Allscripts acquired Jardogs, rendering Allscripts liable for any patent infringement by Jardogs, and that Allscripts was infringing on the "466" patent, as well as the Company's "883" patent. 

In addition to the Company's primary business of providing secure online Personal Health Records under its patented MyMedicalRecords brand, as well as its MMRPro document management and imaging systems for healthcare professionals, MMR is also actively involved in licensing and protecting its global health information technology portfolio. This includes eight U.S. patents with hundreds of claims focused on the digital transmission of medical records, including Personal Health Records. Internationally, MMR has received issued patents and has pending applications in countries or regional authorities of commercial interest such as Australia, Canada, Singapore, New Zealand, Mexico, Hong Kong, China, Japan, South Korea, Israel, and Europe. Using its patented, proprietary technologies, the MyMedicalRecords PHR facilitates, among other things, documents, images and voicemail messages to be transmitted and stored in the system using a variety of methods, including fax, e-mail, phone or file upload, creating an integrated telecommunications platform that does not rely on any specific EMR system to populate a user's account. Additionally, in the event of an emergency or disaster, medical personnel and first responders can retrieve potentially lifesaving information via a separate emergency login to the patient's PHR.

About MMRGlobal
MMRGlobal, Inc., through its wholly-owned operating subsidiary, MyMedicalRecords, Inc., provides secure and easy-to-use online Personal Health Records ("PHRs") and electronic safe deposit box storage solutions, serving consumers, healthcare professionals, employers, insurance companies, financial institutions, retail pharmacies, and professional organizations and affinity groups. The MyMedicalRecords PHR enables individuals and families to access their medical records and other important documents, such as birth certificates, passports, insurance policies and wills, anytime from anywhere using the Internet. MyMedicalRecords is built on proprietary, patented technologies to allow documents, images and voicemail messages to be transmitted and stored in the system using a variety of methods, including fax, phone, or file upload without relying on any specific electronic medical record platform to populate a user's account. The Company's professional offering, MMRPro, is designed to give physicians' offices an easy and cost-effective solution to digitizing paper-based medical records and sharing them with patients through an integrated patient portal. Through its merger with Favrille, Inc. in January 2009, the Company acquired intellectual property biotech assets that include anti-CD20 antibodies and data and samples from its FavId™/Specifid™ vaccine clinical trials for the treatment of B-Cell Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. To learn more about MMRGlobal, Inc. visit View demos and video tutorials of the Company's products and services at

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