Appeals Court Upholds Ruling Favoring Transkaryotic in Patent Suit

Law360, New York (October 12, 2003, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An appeals court upheld a ruling that Transkaryotic Therapies Inc. didn't infringe on patents related to its Fabry disease treatment, Dow Jones Newswires reported.

Only a day earlier, Genzyme Corp. pulled out of the litigation as part of a settlement. Genzyme and Mount Sinai School of Medicine claimed that Transkaryotic's main product, Replagal, infringed on one of their patents.

A Delaware district court dismissed the lawsuit in January 2002, and Genzyme and Mount Sinai appealed the decision in March of that year.

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