High Court Declines Appeal In Ear-Drop Patent Case

Law360, New York (February 19, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The United States Supreme Court on Tuesday declined Daiichi Sankyo's request for an appeal of a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit that reversed Daiichi's initial win in a patent infringement case against Apotex Corp.

In July 2007 the Federal Circuit struck down a ruling by the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey that Canadian generic drug maker Apotex had infringed Daiichi's patent on ofloxacin ear drops.

The Federal Circuit reversed the New Jersey court's finding that Apotex's...
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