Dexcom Fights Abbott's Bid To Invalidate Its Diabetes Tech IP

By Bonnie Eslinger (September 14, 2021, 3:51 PM BST) -- Dexcom Inc. has fought back against rival Abbott Laboratories Ltd.'s bid in the High Court to revoke four of its patents for glucose monitoring systems that track blood sugar levels in diabetics, denying their inventions were obvious in light of earlier medical advances.

In a Sept. 5 defense filing that has just been made public, Dexcom also raised infringement claims against Abbott, asking the court for an injunction barring the California-based competitor from selling its products in the U.K.

The Abbott Laboratories group of companies have been making glucose monitoring systems available in the U.K. that incorporate its patented inventions, Dexcom...

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