Lundbeck Wins Appellate Ruling On Cipralex Patent

Law360, New York (April 11, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A British appellate court has overturned a ruling that found claims in H. Lundbeck A/S’ patent for its antidepressant drug Cipralex insufficient, scoring a win for the Danish pharmaceutical company in an ongoing patent challenge brought by three generics makers.

In a sweeping victory for Lundbeck, a three-judge panel in the Supreme Court of Judicature, Court of Appeal in England and Wales overturned part of the lower court’s ruling that deemed Lundbeck’s patent insufficient and affirmed the rest of the ruling on Thursday, acknowledging the validity...
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