Altana, Sun Squabble Over Discovery Motions

Law360, New York (May 22, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Drug companies Altana Pharma AG and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. traded barbs on Monday over whether Altana could assert an exceptional case claim in an ongoing battle over Protonix’s ulcer treatment patent.

An exceptional case claim would basically contend that Sun was willfully infringing Altana’s patent and could possibly award Altana attorneys’ fees as part of the relief granted in the final decision.

Two weeks ago, Sun filed a motion to completely dismiss Altana’s exceptional case claims or produce evidence, in the form of attorneys’ bills,...
To view the full article, register now.

Law360 UK

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Legal News & Analysis

Financial Services Law360 UK and Insurance Law360 UK provide breaking news and in-depth analysis on U.K. and European Union regulation, enforcement, legislation, and litigation involving banks, investment firms, insurers, and more.