J&J Unit Sues Over Monistat ANDA

Law360, New York (April 21, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Johnson & Johnson subsidiary McNeil-PPC Inc. has filed suit against Perrigo Co., claiming infringement of a patent covering its one-day yeast infection treatment, Monistat 1.

In a complaint filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, McNeil-PPC alleged that Perrigo’s abbreviated new drug application, filed with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration earlier this year, seeks to market a product that will infringe McNeil-PPC’s patent before it expires.

The patent-in-suit, U.S. Patent No. 6,135,635, is titled “Methods and kits for treating vulvovaginal...
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