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Re: [IPk] Free Contour Meter offer

If Medtronic will license the patents from Abbott....oh look, I think
I see a pig zooming past in the air!

Just kidding. But seriously, the reason that only Abbott offers the
blood ketone testing (in the Precision Xtra system) is that they have
iron-clad intellectual property around it. The good thing about
inventing something is you get the rights to it; the downside is that
very often other companies don't want to pay to be allowed to use the

So far the ADA is good! Chatted to David Kerr for a few minutes today.
Saw Martin Press in passing but didn't stop to chat. No big news
that's relevant to the list thus far (it was just Day 1 of 5).

Reporting live from San Franicsco

Type 1 15+ years; MiniMed pumper 7.5 years; Animas pumper 4.5 years;
in the thick of the business 5 years ;)

On Fri, Jun 6, 2008 at 4:39 PM, Tom Falconer <email @ redacted> wrote:
> Thanks for that Rich,
> Now all we want is for it to measure Blood Ketones and we're laughing.
> Regards,
> Tom
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