Navinta Faces New Suit Over Generic Naropin ANDA

Law360, New York (January 7, 2011, 3:41 PM EST) -- APP Pharmaceuticals LLC has taken a new shot at Navinta LLC for attempting to market a generic version of APP's injectable pain management drug Naropin, alleging that such a generic would infringe two APP-held patents.

APP filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey on Thursday in defense of U.S. Patent Nos. 5,670,524 and 5,834,489, both titled “Methods and Compositions for the Treatment of Pain Utilizing Ropivacaine.”

Navinta's abbreviated new drug application for a generic of Naropin willfully infringes both...
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