CGM Patent-infringement Suits: Dexcom Sues Abbott; Abbott Sues Dexcom

It has recently been observed that Dexcom filed a patent-infringement suit against Abbott for the sensors used in its Libre CGM. Subsequently, Abbott filed a suit claiming Dexcom is infringing on 12 patents. Of note, the two complaints were filed in separate courts with Dexcom filing its complaint on June 30, 2021 in US District Court for the Western District of Texas (Waco) and Abbott filing in the US District Court, District of Delaware (Wilmington) on July 1, 2021. Below, FENIX provides a summary of the filings and thoughts on the lawsuits.

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Matthew Maryniak

President of Fenix Group International

Matthew has been a thought leader in the high-growth therapeutic areas of diabetes and cardiovascular medicine since 2006, making regular attendance at large and small CV/met scientific meetings and an architect of novel methods for assessing market opportunities. He has over a decade of experience in leading CV/met consulting engagements, is a published author in PM360 and Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics, and has been quoted in The Pink Sheet on anti-thrombotics.

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