Dexcom Fights Abbott's Bid to Invalidate Glucose Monitors

By Silvia Martelli (September 24, 2021, 2:36 PM BST) -- Dexcom has urged a London court to invalidate several glucose monitoring patents held by of Abbott Laboratories, hitting back at allegations that its systems infringe on the rival's protected technology.

Dexcom Inc. told the High Court in a defense on Sept. 22 that its glucose monitoring systems, which track blood sugar levels in diabetics, do not violate Abbott's patents as they rely on original technology.

Dexcom also claimed, in a grounds-of-invalidity filed on the same date, that the Abbott Laboratories Ltd. patents at issue are invalid. They "did not involve an inventive step" but relied on previous inventions or common knowledge,...

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