Glaxo, Bentley Settle Patent Suit Over Paxil In Spanish Court

Law360, New York (May 11, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- U.K. drug maker GlaxoSmithKline has agreed to settle a patent infringement lawsuit brought against Bentley Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in Spain over a generic version of its Paxil antidepressant.

The court terminated judicial proceedings among Bentley's Spanish subsidiary, Laboratorios Belmac S.A. and its subsidiaries, and SmithKline Beecham PLC, SmithKline Beecham, S.A. and GlaxoSmithKline S.A. upon agreement among the parties to dismiss, without recourse, all paroxetine-related patent infringement claims in their litigation in Spain, Bentley said.

This settlement arises out of a suit brought by Glaxo against Bentley in...
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