Hearing On Neurontin Injunction Closes Without Ruling

Law360, New York (October 7, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A hearing on Pfizer’s motion for a preliminary injunction against a generic version of epilepsy drug Neurontin was adjourned Thursday with no decision.

Attorneys for Pfizer had hoped to persuade Judge John C. Lifland of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey to bar generics maker Alpharma from launching a generic version of the $3 billion drug.

Analysts who have been observing the case aren’t optimistic about Pfizer’s chances.

"Based on the six hours of arguments we listened to yesterday, we are unswayed...
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