Judge Rules Against Ortho-McNeil In 2 Ultracet Suits

Law360, New York (August 26, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge on Monday closed the book on two Ultracet painkiller patent infringement cases brought by Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceutical Inc., ruling in favor of Barr Laboratories Inc. and Teva Pharmaceuticals in a 2004 case, and in favor of Barr and Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories Ltd. in a 2006 case.

“There is no reason for delay in that this litigation is for all intents and purposes final with respect to Caraco in the 2006 case, Teva/Barr in the 2004 case and Barr in the 2006 case,” Judge Dennis...
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