Pfizer Sues 11 Rivals To Defend Pristiq Patent

Law360, New York (June 25, 2012, 7:41 PM ET) -- Pfizer Inc. launched a sprawling patent war in Delaware federal court Monday, lodging separate lawsuits against 11 major pharmaceutical companies over the rival firms' efforts to market generic versions of the antidepressant drug Pristiq.

Pfizer and its Wyeth LLC subsidiary filed complaints against a slew of companies, such as Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc., Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., Watson Laboratories Inc., accusing each of infringing its patent for Pristiq by filing abbreviated new drug applications with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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Case Information

Case Title

Pfizer Inc. et al v. Anchen Pharmaceuticals Inc. et al

Case Number

1:12-cv-00808

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Sue L. Robinson

Date Filed

June 22, 2012


Case Title

Pfizer Inc. et al v. Apotex Inc. et al

Case Number

1:12-cv-00809

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Sue L. Robinson

Date Filed

June 22, 2012


Case Title

Pfizer Inc. et al v. Breckenridge Pharmaceutical Inc. et al

Case Number

1:12-cv-00810

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Sue L. Robinson

Date Filed

June 22, 2012


Case Title

Pfizer Inc. et al v. Lupin Ltd. et al

Case Number

1:12-cv-00811

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Sue L. Robinson

Date Filed

June 22, 2012


Case Title

Pfizer Inc. et al v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. et al

Case Number

1:12-cv-00812

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Sue L. Robinson

Date Filed

June 22, 2012


Case Title

Pfizer Inc. et al v. Roxane Laboratories Inc. et al

Case Number

1:12-cv-00813

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Sue L. Robinson

Date Filed

June 22, 2012


Case Title

Pfizer Inc. et al v. Sandoz Inc.

Case Number

1:12-cv-00814

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Sue L. Robinson

Date Filed

June 22, 2012


Case Title

Pfizer Inc. et al v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. et al

Case Number

1:12-cv-00815

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Sue L. Robinson

Date Filed

June 22, 2012


Case Title

Pfizer Inc. et al v. Watson Laboratories Inc. Florida et al

Case Number

1:12-cv-00816

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Sue L. Robinson

Date Filed

June 22, 2012


Case Title

Pfizer Inc. et al v. Wockhardt Ltd. et al

Case Number

1:12-cv-00817

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Sue L. Robinson

Date Filed

June 22, 2012


Case Title

Pfizer Inc. et al v. Zydus Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. et al

Case Number

1:12-cv-00818

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Patent

Judge

Sue L. Robinson

Date Filed

June 22, 2012

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