LifeScan, Inc. Settles Glucose Testing Strip Patent Suit

May 16, 2016 – In a Consent Judgment and Order on Injunction Bond filed on May 12, 2016, LifeScan, Inc., Decision Diagnostics Corp. and PharmaTech Solutions, Inc. indicated that “they have settled and resolved the disputes between them in” a lawsuit concerning glucose testing strips. The patents at issue were U.S. Patent No. 7,250,105, entitled “Measurement of Substances in Liquids,” U.S. Patent No. 6,241,862, entitled “Disposable Test Strips with Integrated Reagent/Blood Separation Layer” and U.S. Patent No. 5,708,247, entitled “Disposable Glucose Test Strips, and Methods and Composition for Making Same.”

The case is captioned LifeScan, Inc., et al., v. Decision Diagnostics Corp., et al., Case No. 3:11-cv-04494 (N.D. Cal.).

By: Giancarlo L. Scaccia

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