Barr Sued Over Chewable Contraceptive

Law360 (September 24, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Almost six months after kicking off promotional efforts to launch the chewable oral contraceptive Femcon FE, a Warner Chilcott Ltd. subsidiary has filed a lawsuit against Barr Laboratories Inc. over Barr's bid for regulatory approval for a copycat version of the drug.

Warner Chilcott Co. Inc. filed the patent infringement suit on Monday against Barr Laboratories in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, Warner Chilcott said.

Barr triggered the lawsuit when it filed an abbreviated new drug application seeking the U.S. Food...
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