Antitrust, Infringement Claims Split In Cardizem Suit

Law360, New York (December 17, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has agreed to stay parts of discovery and bifurcate the trial in a patent infringement suit over hypertension drug Cardizem, weeks after defendant Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. introduced a slew of antitrust and patent misuse counterclaims into the suit.

Magistrate Judge Mark Falk of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey signed a consent order Monday approving plaintiff Biovail Laboratories International SRL's requests related to discovery and trial.

According to the order, any response to the pleadings and discovery related...
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