Roxane Agrees To Delay Launch Of Generic Asacol

Law360, New York (February 23, 2011, 1:34 PM ET) -- A federal judge on Tuesday put a patent infringement suit over inflammatory bowel disorder drug Asacol on hold, following defendant generic-drug maker Roxane Laboratories Inc.’s agreement to delay the launch of a generic version of the drug until September.

Judge Freda L. Wolfson of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey signed off on a stipulated order of administrative closure with leave to reopen the case brought by Medeva Pharma Suisse AG and Warner Chilcott Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Judge Wolfson ordered this closure at...
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