Momenta, Sandoz Sue Teva Over Lovenox Generic

Law360, New York (December 2, 2010, 6:29 PM EST) -- Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Sandoz Inc. have slapped Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. with a patent infringement suit in an effort to block Teva from producing a competing generic version of Sanofi-Aventis SA's anti-coagulant Lovenox.

In a complaint filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, Momenta and Sandoz assert that Teva's plans to market a generic enoxaparin drug product in the U.S. infringes two of Momenta's patents.

The patents are U.S. Patent Number 7,575,886, titled “Analysis of sulfated polysaccharides,” which generally relates...
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