Biovail Seeks To Block Generic Competiton For Wellbutrin XL

Law360, New York (September 27, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Biovail Laboratories International SRL has brought a lawsuit against Watson Laboratories Inc. in order to prevent the drug maker from marketing a generic form of the anti-depressant Wellbutrin XL.

Watson informed Biovail in a letter dated July 21, 2005 that it had filed an Abbreviated New Drug Application with the Food and Drug Administration in hopes of producing a generic version of Wellbutrin XL.

Biovail asked Watson to provide information about the drug that would allow the company to determine whether or not its patent had...
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