Ortho-McNeil Spars With Makers Of Ultracet Generic

Law360, New York (September 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Drug-maker Ortho-McNeil Inc. has been fighting with generic makers Barr Laboratories Inc. and Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories Ltd. over its request to vacate a summary judgment ruling in the dispute over its patent for the painkiller Ultracet.

Ortho-McNeil filed a reply Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, urging the court to overrule Barr's and Caraco’s objections and vacate the summary judgment ruling pertaining to another defendant, Par Pharmaceutical Cos. Inc. Ortho-McNeil and Par filed the joint motion to vacate the summary...
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