Teva Sues Over Congestive Heart Failure Drug

Law360, New York (June 22, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. has filed a lawsuit asking a court to determine if a Czech company's confidential plans to manufacture and supply the active ingredient in a congestive heart failure medication made by GlaxoSmithKline plc infringe four Teva patents.

Teva and a U.S. subsidiary filed the lawsuit against Zentiva SA on Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Teva wants the court to declare that its patents are valid and enforceable, and ascertain if Zentiva's plans to manufacture and sell...
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