Astellas, Boehringer, Ranbaxy Resolve Flomax Spat

Law360, New York (November 8, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A judge has dismissed a patent suit that Astellas Pharma Inc. and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc. lodged against Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. over the enlarged prostate treatment Flomax, and vacated the court's prior decision to enjoin Ranbaxy from making a copycat version of the billion-dollar drug.

On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Mary L. Cooper signed off on an order vacating a Feb. 21, 2007 order and judgment that granted the plaintiffs summary judgment, as well as a March 6, 2007 Amended order and judgment, and dismissing all...
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