Pfizer Adds New Suit To Litigation Over Lipitor ANDAs

Law360, New York (December 3, 2009, 7:17 PM EST) -- Pfizer Inc. sued Kremer-Urbans LLC on Thursday in a bid to halt the specialty-generics maker's application to manufacture a knockoff version of the blockbuster anti-cholesterol drug Lipitor, following similar suits earlier this year.

In a complaint lodged in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, Pfizer claims Kremers-Urban and its affiliate KUDCO Ireland Ltd. has infringed one of its patents for the drug by filing an abbreviated new drug application with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

In October Kremers-Urban notified Pfizer that it...
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