Watson Settles Androderm False Marking Suit

Law360 (February 2, 2011, 4:25 PM EST) -- Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc. has agreed to stop using packaging for its Androderm testosterone deficiency treatment allegedly labeled with expired patents in order to settle a false marking suit accusing the company of blocking innovation in the industry.

Judge T. John Ward of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas signed off on a stipulated dismissal between Watson and qui tam plaintiff Promote Innovation LLC on Tuesday.

The order calls for Watson and any companies selling its Androderm products to stop using the labels,...
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