Novo Seeks To Halt Caraco Launch Of Generic Prandin

Law360, New York (February 26, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Novo Nordisk Inc. has asked a federal court to stop Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories Ltd. and its majority shareholder Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. from launching a generic version of Novo's diabetic drug Prandin before Novo has a chance to present its patent infringement case at trial.

In a motion for a preliminary injunction filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Novo requested that the court temporarily prevent the defendants from launching “at-risk” their generic version of repaglinide, which Novo said all...
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