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Fed. Circ. Clarifies But Won't Redo AIA On-Sale Bar Ruling

Law360, New York (January 16, 2018, 9:39 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit on Tuesday said it won’t reconsider invalidating four Helsinn Healthcare SA nausea drug patents in a ruling over the scope of the America Invents Act's on-sale bar, but clarified that its decision isn’t as extreme as the intellectual property world feared.

The case before the Federal Circuit involves four patents that Helsinn alleged Teva infringed with its planned generic version of the anti-nausea drug Aloxi. (Law360) In an opinion concurring with the rehearing denial, U.S. Circuit Judge Kathleen O’Malley broke down what she...
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Case Information

Case Title

Helsinn Healthcare S.A. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.

Case Number



Appellate - Federal Circuit

Nature of Suit

830 Patent Infringement (Fed. Question)

Date Filed

December 4, 2015

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