Serenity Faces Skeptical Judge As IP Trial With Ferring Wraps

Law360 (July 23, 2020, 9:57 PM EDT) -- Drugmaker Serenity appears to be facing an uphill battle in its Zoom trial with rival Ferring over patents related to a nighttime urination medication, with the presiding New York federal judge telling Serenity during Thursday's closing arguments that it had "a problem."

The patent showdown being held remotely before Chief U.S. District Judge Colleen McMahon of the Southern District of New York concluded after roughly three weeks. Ferring Pharmaceuticals is seeking to invalidate two Serenity Pharmaceuticals patents relating to the use of the anti-diuretic compound desmopressin. Serenity has counterclaimed that Ferring's drug Nocdurna infringes those patents.

At Judge McMahon's behest, the...

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