Abbott Fails In Effort To End Pregnancy Test Case

Law360, New York (July 9, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A district judge has denied Abbott Laboratories' claims that consumer product company Church & Dwight Co. Inc. is not entitled to damages in its patent infringement suit over home pregnancy tests because of remaining factual questions in the case.

Chief Judge Garrett E. Brown Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey denied Abbott's motion for summary judgment on Thursday, which could set up another attempt for summary judgment once more evidence is introduced in the case.

Church & Dwight, whose brands...
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