Teva, Barr Win Transfer Of Aventis' Allegra Patent Suit

Law360, New York (September 27, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Amid objections from Aventis Pharmaceuticals Inc., a federal judge has granted a bid by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. and Barr Laboratories Inc. to transfer an infringement case over a patent covering Aventis' antihistamine Allegra after finding that the issues in the immediate case will overlap with those currently pending in a New Jersey district court.

In a memorandum order and opinion filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Judge T. John Ward granted the motion to transfer venue based on...
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