Fed. Circ. Won't Block Watson's Seasonique Generic

Law360, Los Angeles (July 27, 2011, 9:08 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Wednesday refused to give Duramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. a temporary injunction blocking Watson Laboratories Inc. from launching a generic version of the birth control drug Seasonique.

“We conclude based upon the papers submitted that Duramed has not established that is is entitled to the extraordinary relief of a temporary injunction,” the appeals court said. “Accordingly, it is ordered that the motion for a temporary injunction is denied.”

The ruling is a blow to the plaintiff, who claims Watson's Seasonique copycat infringes on U.S....
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