Teva Gets Win In Birth Control IP Battle Against Watson

Law360, New York (April 1, 2010, 3:46 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has awarded a Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. unit summary judgment in its infringement suit against Watson Laboratories Inc. over a patent for oral contraceptive Seasonique.

Judge Larry R. Hicks of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada awarded summary judgment Wednesday to Teva Women's Health Inc., formerly known as Duramed Pharmaceuticals Inc., in the suit over U.S. Patent Number 7,320,969.

“We are pleased with the court's decision finding our patent to be valid and enforceable," said William S. Marth, president and...
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