Sandoz Hit With Patent Suit Over Skin Condition Drug

Law360, New York (February 25, 2011, 2:31 PM EST) -- A drugmaker, a dermatology lab and New York University slapped Novartis AG unit Sandoz Inc. with a patent infringement suit Wednesday in Delaware over Sandoz's bid for regulatory approval to market a generic version of the rosacea treatment Oracea.

Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc., Galderma Laboratories LP and NYU accuse Sandoz of infringing five patents, according to a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware. Galderma Laboratories Inc. and The Research Foundation of the State University of New York are also named as plaintiffs...
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