Judge Pauses Invalidation Of Patent For Janssen's Zytiga

By Kevin Penton (October 31, 2018, 4:51 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Tuesday paused his Friday order that invalidated a patent covering Janssen Biotech Inc.'s blockbuster oncology medication Zytiga, allowing the company to appeal the opinion to the Federal Circuit.

U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty entered an injunction staying the effectiveness of his Oct. 26 order for the earlier of either midnight on Nov. 9 or when the Federal Circuit issues a decision on a petition for a stay pending appeal, according to Tuesday's order.

"Plaintiff shall not enter into any binding offer for an authorized generic while this order is in effect," reads a handwritten portion...

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