Abbott, Roche Settle Glucose Test Patent Dispute

Law360, New York (May 27, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Abbott Laboratories and Roche Diagnostics Corp. have settled their dispute over the alleged infringement of Abbott’s patents for blood-glucose test strips, putting to rest a long-standing suit between the two companies.

On Tuesday, Judge William A. Alsup of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California agreed to a stipulation of dismissal proposed by Abbott and Roche Diagnostics on Friday. The companies claimed that they had settled the pending causes of actions asserted by both parties, but the terms of the settlement were not...
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