Warner Chilcott Targets 2 Over Prenatal Drug Patent

Law360, New York (April 30, 2009, 12:00 AM ET) -- Warner Chilcott Co. has hit two drug companies with a patent suit alleging that their prenatal supplements infringe a Warner Chilcott patent.

The company filed separate suits against Mission Pharmacal Co. LLC and Midlothian Laboratories LLC on Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Both suits allege infringement of the same single patent, which covers a nutritional supplement containing two iron compounds, a method for alleviating iron deficiency and a method of making a supplement. It is the key patent in...
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