Actavis Settles Sanofi Suit Over Generic Allegra

Law360, New York (July 5, 2011, 2:04 PM EDT) -- Sanofi-Aventis U.S. LLC and Actavis Inc. on Thursday settled a patent infringement suit in New Jersey federal court over Actavis' planned generic version of Sanofi allergy drug Allegra.

U.S. District Judge Garrett E. Brown Jr. dismissed the case, stating that the parties had informed him that they reached a settlement. The judge said the case could be reopened within 60 days if the settlement is not finalized.

Sanofi — which has also settled with various other generics makers this year — sued Actavis in May 2010,...
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