Ruling Upheld In Appetite Stimulant Patent Feud

Law360, New York (October 26, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a boost to Roxane Laboratories Inc., an appeals court has affirmed a lower court’s grant of summary judgment of invalidity of the asserted claims of two patents held by Par Pharmaceuticals Inc. covering an appetite stimulant product.

In a decision handed down Friday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, a three-judge panel said that the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey properly determined that the asserted claims of the patents were invalid as a matter of law for...
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