Dexcom Patents – Key Insights and Stats

Dexcom has a total of 2386 patents globally, out of which 1210 have been granted. Of these 2386 patents, 74% patents are active. United States Of America is where Dexcom has filed the maximum number of patents, followed by Europe and Australia. Parallelly, United States Of America seems to be the main focused R&D center and is also the origin country of Dexcom.

Dexcom was founded in 1999. Dexcom, Inc. operates as a medical device company focused on the design and development of continuous glucose monitoring systems for people with diabetes. The Company has developed a small implantable device that continuously measures glucose levels in subcutaneous tissue just under the skin and a small external receiver to which the sensor transmits glucose levels at specified intervals. As of May 2022 Dexcom has a market cap of $29.33 Billion.

Do read about some of the most popular patents of Dexcom which have been covered by us in this article and also you can find Dexcom patents information, the worldwide patent filing activity and its patent filing trend over the years, and many other stats over Dexcom patent portfolio.

How many patents does the CEO of Dexcom have?

The CEO, Kevin R. Sayer has 0 patents.

How many patents does Dexcom have?

Dexcom has a total of 2386 patents globally. These patents belong to 267 unique patent families. Out of 2386 patents, 1774 patents are active.

How Many Patents did Dexcom File Every Year?

Are you wondering why there is a drop in patent filing for the last two years? It is because a patent application can take up to 18 months to get published. Certainly, it doesn’t suggest a decrease in the patent filing.

Year of Patents Filing or GrantDexcom Applications FiledDexcom Patents Granted
20109125
20114642
20128249
201317065
201411691
201512455
201620466
201717894
201815985
2019245107
2020206175
2021154185
202274125

How many Dexcom patents are Alive/Dead?

Worldwide Patents

How Many Patents did Dexcom File in Different Countries?

Countries in which Dexcom Filed Patents

CountryPatents
United States Of America1264
Europe253
Australia183
Japan110
Germany104
Canada100
China79
United Kingdom63
Spain18
Denmark16
Austria8
Korea (South)8
India3
Hungary1
Lithuania1
Malaysia1

Where are Research Centers of Dexcom Patents Located?

10 Best Dexcom Patents

US6558321B1 is the most popular patent in the Dexcom portfolio. It has received 10 citations so far from companies like Cardiac Pacemakers and Medtronic Minimed Inc.

Below is the list of 10 most cited patents of Dexcom:

Publication NumberCitation Count
US6558321B11450
US6702857B21413
US20030032874A11399
US20060015020A11372
US20060016700A11362
US6741877B11294
US6931327B21279
US20060020192A11275
US6862465B21180
US20050245799A11171

What Percentage of Dexcom US Patent Applications were Granted?

Dexcom (Excluding its subsidiaries) has filed 1129 patent applications at USPTO so far (Excluding Design and PCT applications). Out of these 678 have been granted leading to a grant rate of 72.51%.

Below are the key stats of Dexcom patent prosecution at the USPTO.

Which Law Firms Filed Most US Patents for Dexcom?

Law FirmTotal ApplicationsSuccess Rate
Dexcom Inc52181.59%
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear33060.30%
Patterson Sheridan7355.56%
Snell & Wilmer6050.00%
Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner3375.00%
Edwards Lifesciences Corporation3066.67%
Fig 1 Patents25100.00%
Dexcom Mayer & Williams170%
Moore & Van Allen1650.00%

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What are Dexcom’s key innovation segments?

What Technologies are Covered by Dexcom?

The chart below distributes patents filed by Dexcom in different countries on the basis of the technology protected in patents. It also represents the markets where Dexcom thinks it’s important to protect particular technology inventions.

R&D Focus: How has Dexcom’s search focus changed over the years?

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Updated on June 1, 2022

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