Roche, Dr. Reddy's Drop One Patent In Boniva Suit

Law360, New York (December 4, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Hoffmann-La Roche Inc. has dropped some claims in another suit over the osteoporosis drug Boniva Once-Monthly, determining that defendant Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd.'s current proposed generic product does not infringe one patent initially asserted in its complaint.

U.S. District Judge Stanley R. Chesler of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey signed an order dismissing with prejudice all Roche's claims related to the patent, U.S. Patent Number 6,294,196. Dr. Reddy's also agreed to dismiss without prejudice its defenses for the patent, the order...
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