Teva To Appeal Decision Blocking Generic Prevacid

Law360, New York (April 1, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. is vowing to appeal a Delaware judge's decision that blocks the Israeli generics maker from entering the U.S. market for the TAP Pharmaceutical Products Inc.'s acid reflux treatment Prevacid until May 10, 2009.

Judge Sue L. Robinson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware signed off Monday on a 46-page opinion saying that Teva had failed to prove by clear and convincing evidence that two patents asserted by the plaintiffs – U.S. Patent Numbers 4,628,098 and 5,045,321 – are...
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