Judge Rules For Abbott In Depakote Patent Suit Vs. Apotex Unit
In his opinion, Judge Richard A. Posner found that Abbott has proved that TorPharm's product infringes Abbott's patents for Depakote.
TorPharm is a unit of Apotex, the largest Canadian-owned pharmaceutical company.
The U.S. Court of Appeals had previously upheld the validity of Abbott's patents.
Abbott filed its lawsuit in October 1997 in the U.S. District...
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