Eli Lilly Sues Actavis To Block Generic ADHD Drug

Law360, New York (August 10, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Eli Lilly & Co. has filed a lawsuit against a U.S. subsidiary of Iceland-based Actavis, looking to stave off generic competition in the $509 million annual U.S. market for the attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder drug Strattera.

Eli Lilly filed the lawsuit Wednesday against sole defendant Actavis Elizabeth LLC in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, in connection with Actavis' filing of an Abbreviated New Drug Application seeking the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval for generic versions of Strattera.

At issue is U.S....
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