Jury To Weigh Lost Profits In Neurontin Patent Fight

Law360, New York (April 6, 2011, 2:30 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge ruled Monday that a jury should decide whether Pfizer Inc. is entitled to lost profits in its long-running patent infringement case against several generics makers over epilepsy drug Neurontin.

Judge Faith S. Hochberg of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey denied cross-motions for summary judgment on Pfizer's claim for lost profits caused by sales of generic products, finding that the issue should be left to the jury in a trial scheduled to start May 16.

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