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NJ Judge Invalidates Patent For Janssen Cancer Drug Zytiga

Law360 (October 29, 2018, 8:52 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge has invalidated a patent covering Janssen Biotech Inc.’s blockbuster oncology medication Zytiga, but said a host of generic-drug makers would have infringed that patent with their oncoming drugs had it been valid.

Following a July bench trial, U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty on Friday issued a 70-page opinion handing victory to several generic-drug companies. He found that combining the two drugs that make up U.S. Patent No. 8,822,438 was “less like serendipity and more like inevitability.”

The judge is considering a stay during appeal, and has required the status quo to stay through Tuesday and barred...

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July 31, 2015


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