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Tribal Immunity At The Fed. Circ.: What You Need To Know

Law360 (June 1, 2018, 8:12 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit will hear arguments Monday on whether tribal sovereign immunity can insulate patents from review at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, wading into an issue one judge has suggested could spell the end of the review proceedings.

On one side is Allergan PLC and the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, which have teamed up in a deal in which Allergan transferred to the tribe several patents for its dry-eye medication Restasis. On the other side will be a group of generic-drug makers led by Mylan Inc.

Here's everything you need to know about the closely watched case.

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