Takeda Tries Again To Shake Actos Antitrust Claims

Law360, New York (October 23, 2018, 9:22 PM EDT) -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. told a New York federal judge Tuesday that it’s common practice for drugmakers to draw loose connections between their products and their intellectual property in a national register of government-approved drugs, arguing that an antitrust lawsuit allegedly painting that list as scripture should be dismissed for a second time.

It’s not Takeda’s fault, company counsel told U.S. District Judge Ronnie Abrams, if information provided for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Orange Book delayed or scared off generic competition to its brand-name Type 2 diabetes treatment, Actos.

“People understand that, in general, you list patents that are related...

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