Takeda Pharmaceuticals organised a pay-for-delay deal with Par Pharmaceuticals to prevent a generic version of its constipation treatment from releasing, according to a complaint submitted to the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
AbbVie has again urged the US Supreme Court to save it from claims of filing sham litigation to block competition for testosterone treatment AndroGel.
AbbVie and its exclusive licensee have settled a patent lawsuit against Taro Pharmaceutical over a generic rosacea drug.
A Novartis unit, Sandoz, has failed to persuade the US Supreme Court to review two Amgen-owned patents on the rheumatoid arthritis drug Enbrel (etanercept).
Patent protection is a global affair, so if you find yourself embroiled in litigation, it helps to know what benefits and challenges different jurisdictions can offer.
Mylan can deduct legal fees from defending itself against patent infringement suits as business expenses, according to the US Tax Court.
The UK High Court has refused to invalidate an Alcon glaucoma treatment patent in a judgment handed down on Friday, April 23.
Pfizer has settled lawsuits against two Indian generics makers who had informed the US Food and Drug Administration of plans to launch their own version of Xeljanz XR.
The Fifth Circuit of the Court of Appeals has denied a petition from Impax Laboratories to overturn a decision finding Impax engaged in an illegal pay-for-delay settlement with Endo Pharmaceuticals.
Repurposing drugs has very clear benefits. It gives companies the opportunity to develop entirely new uses for existing drugs that they don’t have patent protection, and may allow innovator companies to protect a molecule or formulation even after initial patent protection has expired.