Purdue's OxyContin Patent Suit Survives Dismissal Bid

Law360, New York (October 22, 2012, 6:52 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge refused Friday to throw out a patent suit Purdue Pharma LP brought against KVK-Tech Inc. over plans to market a generic version of  painkiller OxyContin, ruling KVK had worked on the marketing plans.

U.S. District Judge Sidney H. Stein rejected KVK's argument that only a co-defendant, a recently incorporated company called Varam Inc., could be sued for planning to bring the generic OxyContin to market before Purdue's patents expire.

Though KVK worked on all aspects of an abbreviated new drug application...
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