Nuance Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against M*Modal

BURLINGTON, Mass., – October 23, 2017 – Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) today announced it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the U.S. Federal District Court of Delaware against M*Modal. The lawsuit alleges that M*Modal products violate six Nuance patents related to speech recognition, computer-assisted physician documentation and transcription technology applied in the healthcare IT market. This lawsuit is based on U.S. Patent nos. 9,564,126; 8,117,034; 7,379,946; 6,999,933; 6,766,295; and 6,308,158.

“Nuance has invested significant human and financial resources in developing innovations and building an intellectual property portfolio that are important components of our strategy and integral to the success of our business,” said David Greenbaum, Vice President of Litigation & Intellectual Property, Nuance. “Our IP and technology assets favorably differentiate our voice- and AI-powered offerings in the healthcare industry. We take great pride in, and place significant value on, our patents and will protect our rights.”

Nuance Healthcare provides intelligent systems that support a more natural and insightful approach to clinical documentation, freeing clinicians to spend more time caring for patients. Nuance healthcare’s award-winning solutions capture more than 300 million patient stories each year, delivering real-time clinical guidance at the point of decision making across the continuum of care. With deep partner integrations across the healthcare ecosystem and decades of clinical expertise, Nuance Healthcare provides a more complete and accurate view of patient care to improve the clinical and financial outcomes for more than 500,000 clinicians in 10,000 global healthcare organizations.

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