Drug Cos. Settle Chewable Contraceptive Patent Suit

Law360, New York (December 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Barr Laboratories Inc. has agreed to take out a license to make a generic version of Warner Chilcott Ltd.'s chewable contraceptive Femcon Fe in order to resolve patent litigation surrounding the drug, the companies announced last week.

Barr and Warner Chilcott's Warner Chilcott Co. Inc. subsidiary lodged a stipulation of dismissal tossing without prejudice all claims, counterclaims and defenses pertaining to the patent on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Each party agreed to pay its own costs and attorneys'...
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