Jake Holdreith

Partner, Robins Kaplan LLP


High Stakes Litigation in Digital Health Care Is Here: Preparing to Protect and Defend Your Business

This topic will report on recent cases involving significant disputes between developers and life sciences companies and also between competitors in the digital health space. We will discuss the lessons learned, pitfalls to avoid, and steps you should take now to prepare for potential litigation.

What you’ll learn:

  • What are the cases that are here now, and what kinds of cases are coming?
  • Intellectual property is changing fast: how to avoid falling in the gaps
  • How to answer the question: What is your IP strategy?
  • Comings and goings: what to think about before you take on a partner and what to do when you part ways


Jake Holdreith is a partner in the Minneapolis office of Robins Kaplan LLP. As the leader of Robins Kaplan’s Health and Life Sciences Industry Group, Mr. Holdreith has extensive experience with complex cases at all stages of litigation. According to IAM’s The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners, Mr. Holdreith is “known for his imagination and flair in court.” Mr. Holdreith regularly handles complex cases involving regulatory, constitutional and intellectual property litigation, often in challenging regulatory environments. His client-focused approach to the law has resulted in multiple seven- and eight-figure jury verdicts and high-stakes defense wins. In addition to his legal practice, Mr. Holdreith is frequently requested to speak on topics such as alternative fee agreements, trial skills and strategies, and the presentation of experts in complex cases. He has been regularly listed in The Best Lawyers in America and in 2012 he was named Minneapolis Intellectual Property Law Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers.