Pfizer Sues Mylan To Block Generic Caduet

Law360, New York (February 4, 2010, 1:34 PM EST) -- Pfizer Inc. has sued Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. over the generics maker's application to manufacture its own version of combination blood pressure and cholesterol treatment Caduet.

In a complaint lodged in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, Pfizer claims Mylan has infringed a patents for the drug by filing an abbreviated new drug application with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

In December, Mylan notified Pfizer that it was seeking approval from the agency to begin making and selling products containing amlodipine besylate and...
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