J&J Unit Resolves Monistat Suit Against Perrigo

Law360, New York (September 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A Johnson & Johnson unit has dropped a patent infringement suit against Perrigo Co., bringing Perrigo one step closer to marketing a generic copycat of McNeil-PPC Inc.’s one-day yeast infection treatment, Monistat-1.

Judge Freda L. Wolfson of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey terminated the case last week after the parties reached an agreement that all claims and counterclaims should be dismissed with prejudice.

The parties agreed to bear their own attorneys’ fees.

McNeil sued Perrigo in April alleging that Perrigo’s abbreviated...
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