Supreme Court Declines To Hear Apotex Appeal

Law360, New York (May 12, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear Apotex Inc.'s request for a rehearing on its patent spat with Abbott Laboratories over the epilepsy drug Depakote, effectively ending the decade-long case in Abbott's favor.

Apotex filed a petition for a writ of certiorari in January 2008, after having lost the case in October 2007 and having its request for a rehearing denied in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in December.

But the high court chose not to hear the case in...
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