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Lawyer opposes Allergan’s bid for interlocutory appeal in FCA suit


Allergan should not be permitted to immediately appeal against a recent ruling which requires it to face allegations that it monopolised the pricing of dementia drugs, according to a New York-based patent attorney.

MSD and Glenmark appeal pay-for-delay Zetia dispute


Pharmaceutical companies MSD and Glenmark have argued that the class certification of wholesale buyers of cholesterol drug Zetia should be reversed because the circumstances of the class members do not justify an award of class status.

Skinny-label ruling will ‘decimate’ Hatch-Waxman, Fed Circuit told

US05-01-2021Rory O'Neill

One of the architects of the Hatch-Waxman Act has urged judges to reverse a decision which he says nullifies a key provision of the generic drug legislation.

Lawyers warn of Irish Sea split over SPCs


The UK is facing a divergence in supplementary protection certificate regulations across the Irish Sea post-Brexit.

Judge rejects Allergan challenge to FCA suit

US15-12-2020Sarah Morgan

A California judge has allowed a patent attorney to proceed with his claims against Allergan which allege the pharmaceutical company fraudulently obtained patents to monopolise pricing.

Tris blocks Actavis’ ADHD generic

US10-12-2020Rory O'Neill

New Jersey-based Tris Pharma has won a ruling blocking Teva-owned Actavis from launching a generic version of attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder drug Quillivant XR.

Number of pay-for-delay deals remains low, says FTC

US07-12-2020Sarah Morgan

The number of potentially anticompetitive patent infringement settlements between brand drugmakers and generic competitors remained low in 2017, according to the Federal Trade Commission.

Amgen, Teva to face Sensipar monopoly claims

03-12-2020Rory O'Neill

Amgen and Teva will have to face a lawsuit accusing them of restricting competition by engineering a reverse payment designed to keep generic versions of Sensipar off the market.

Teva urges Fed Circuit to save skinny label law from ‘nullification’

US03-12-2020Sarah Morgan

Teva has urged the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit to rehear its dispute with GlaxoSmithKline en banc, claiming that if the decision is upheld, “every skinny-labelled generic is at risk”.

MSF urges EU to rid market of ‘avoidable suffering’ from SPCs

30-11-2020Rory O'Neill

Médecins Sans Frontières has warned that the European Commission’s commitment to the supplementary protection certificate system risks undermining its promise to improve drug accessibility.

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