Watson, J&J Settle Over Birth Control Generic

Law360, New York (February 8, 2012, 2:17 PM EST) -- Watson Laboratories on Wednesday announced that it has entered into an agreement with a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary by which the company will issue to Watson a generic version of J&J's Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo birth control drug, days after the parties settled a related patent infringement suit in New Jersey.

Beginning on December 31, 2015, Watson will be authorized to sell the generic version of J&J's oral contraceptive pill, as per a supply agreement struck between the companies, Watson said in its notice.

The announcement comes...
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