We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Ranbaxy Abandons Bid For Early Generic Provigil

Law360 (December 22, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- Pharmaceutical company Cephalon Inc. dropped its lawsuit Thursday against generic drug maker Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. over the sleeping disorder treatment Provigil.

As part of the agreement, Pennsylvania-based Cephalon has given Ranbaxy the green light to begin production of generic Provigil by October 2011, the same timetable it granted to Israel’s Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. earlier this month.

However, the non-exclusive, royalty-bearing license that settles the case for Ranbaxy could be triggered as late as April 2012 if Cephalon is granted a patent exclusivity extension for studying...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.