Fed. Circ. Rules Use Code Off Limits In Prandin IP Case

Law360, New York (April 15, 2010, 6:04 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has thrown out an order directing Novo Nordisk A/S to change back its patent use code for the diabetes drug Prandin, saying generic-drug company Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories Ltd. did not have a right to challenge the code's change.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit said Wednesday that Caraco did not have a statutory basis to request the order, which would have changed the use code back to what it originally was in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Orange...
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