GSK Tries To Halt Teva's Generic Combivir Launch

Law360, New York (March 10, 2010, 11:53 AM EST) -- GlaxoSmithKline PLC has asked a court to block Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc.'s planned May launch of a generic version of GSK's HIV drug Combivir.

GSK filed a motion for a preliminary injunction Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

The company sued Teva in 2007, alleging that the proposed generic product would infringe a single GSK patent for Combivir, U.S. Patent Number 5,859,021, which is scheduled to expire in 2016.

The motion asks for an injunction barring Teva from making or selling...
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