Gilead Again Pushes To Block Truvada Generic

Law360 (May 21, 2018, 3:06 PM EDT) -- Gilead Sciences Inc. and Emory University accused Aurobindo Pharma Ltd. in Delaware federal court Friday of infringing two of their patents covering the HIV treatment Truvada, the latest in a series of lawsuits attempting to block a generic version of the blockbuster drug.

Aurobindo infringed U.S. Patent Numbers 6,642,245 and 6,703,396 when it filed an abbreviated new drug application with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration hoping to get its generic approved, as both patents are still valid and enforceable, the suit says. The patents expire in 2020 and 2021, according to the FDA's Orange Book.

Gilead received word of the...

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