Fed. Circ. Rules Glenmark Infringed Bayer's Finacea Patent

Law360, New York (May 16, 2016, 4:07 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Monday affirmed a lower court's ruling that Glenmark infringed a Bayer Healthcare patent for the rosacea treatment Finacea, keeping Glenmark's planned generic version off the market until the patent expires in 2018.

The appeals court held that U.S. District Judge Sue L. Robinson did not err in any of the findings in her 2015 decision, including that Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. infringed under the doctrine of equivalents and that the patent is not invalid.

"The district court did a commendable job in rendering its detailed and thorough opinion," the Federal Circuit wrote. "Because we see no reversible error in...

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