Meda Sues Perrigo, Impax Over Generic Nasal Spray

Law360, New York (February 27, 2014, 3:29 PM EST) -- Meda Pharmaceuticals Inc. sued Perrigo Co. and Impax Laboratories Inc. on Wednesday, saying the generic-drug makers' plan to market and sell their own version of Meda's antihistamine spray Astepro would infringe the company's patent.

Meda alleged in a complaint filed in federal court in New Jersey that Perrigo and Impax's abbreviated new drug application would violate a patent for Astepro, U.S. Patent Number 8,518,919, titled, "Compositions comprising azelastine and methods of use thereof." The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued the patent on Aug. 27, 2013. ...
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