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Primary Care Providers Win Challenge of CMS Interpretation of Enhanced Payment Law

With the help and support of the Tennessee Medical Association, 21 Tennessee physicians of underserved communities joined together and retained Bass, Berry & Sims to file suit against the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to stop improper collection efforts. Our team, led by David King, was successful in halting efforts to recoup TennCare payments that were used legitimately to expand services in communities that needed them. Read more

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Healthcare Private Equity Compliance Checklist

The complex and ever-changing healthcare regulatory and enforcement environment, including increased focus on the role of private equity firms in their portfolio companies, make compliance a top priority for private equity firms investing in healthcare companies. The best way to limit your exposure as a private equity firm is to avoid a compliance misstep in the first place. Additionally, an effective and robust compliance program for your portfolio healthcare company makes it much more attractive to potential buyers and helps you avoid an unexpected and costly investigation or valuation hit down the road. Download the Healthcare Private Equity Compliance Checklist to assess whether your portfolio company's compliance program is up-to-date.

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Rodrigo N. Valle

Associate

Nashville
(615) 742-7808 TEL
(615) 742-0478 FAX

Rodrigo N. Valle

Associate

Nashville
(615) 742-7808 TEL
(615) 742-0478 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-7808 TEL
(615) 742-0478 FAX

Rod Valle advises clients across a broad range of industries in intellectual property (IP) related matters and technology-based transactions, including license agreements, software and technology service transactions, strategic relationships, and mergers and acquisitions involving technology and IP assets. Rod also works with companies on a variety of trademark and franchise related issues and counsels clients with respect to privacy and data security matters, including data breach responses and customer notifications, investigations of data security incidents, and crafting incident response plans. In addition, Rod has significant experience representing clients with respect to enforcing their intellectual property rights, including handling intellectual property and licensing disputes.

Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Rod was an associate at Ropes & Gray working out of the New York and Tokyo offices. After law school, he served as an Assistant Attorney General in the Litigation Bureau of the New York State Office of the Attorney General. Prior to law school, Rod worked for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a Life Scientist. Rod is fluent in Spanish and French.

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American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)

Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville - Arts Board Matching Program (Class of 2017)

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Publications:

  • "2014 Year-in-Review: Important U.S. Patent Law Developments – A Busy Tech Year" (co-author), Bloomberg BNA Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal (January 30, 2015)
  • "The Multi-party Infringement Puzzle" (co-author), The Patent Lawyer (November/December 2012)

Presentation:

  • "Protecting Your Secrets: Best Practices in NDA Drafting and Safeguarding Trade Secrets," Presenter, Japan In-House Counsel Network Seminar (June 2014)

Accolades

Oxford International IP Moot Court – First Place

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