Actavis Claims Cancer Drug Patents Are Invalid

Law360, New York (September 20, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Actavis Group hf has struck back against a lawsuit filed by Sanofi-Aventis U.S. LLC alleging infringement of a patent for Eloxatin, saying it is not violating patents for the colon cancer drug.

Actavis and its subsidiaries filed an answer and counterclaims on Wednesday to Sanofi-Aventis’ lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, denying charges that the Iceland-based generic drug maker has infringed on an Eloxatin patent through its abbreviated new drug application filed with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration....
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