Third Generics Co. Cut From Eli Lilly ADHD Drug Suit

Law360, New York (August 22, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Eli Lilly & Co. has dropped a third generic-drug company from its patent suit over Strattera, a drug used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, after Synthon Laboratories Inc. agreed to withdraw its abbreviated new drug application for the drug.

The stipulation and order, approved Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, provides for the dismissal of the claims and counterclaims between the two parties without prejudice.

Netherlands-based Synthon also agreed not to file a new ANDA falling under the scope of...
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