Breckenridge Challenges Everett's Vitamin Patents

Law360 (January 8, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Breckenridge Pharmaceuticals Inc. has asked a Florida court for a declaration that two patents and a copyright related to Everett Laboratories Inc.'s Strovite Advance prescription vitamin and mineral supplement are invalid, in a complaint filed the same day Breckenridge introduced a competing product called Nutravance.

Breckenridge filed the declaratory judgment suit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on Wednesday, naming West Orange, N.J.-based Everett as the sole defendant, seeking relief including an injunction barring Everett from asserting the two patents or...
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