Galderma Wins On 5 Patents In Generic Oracea Suit

By Cara Bayles (August 28, 2018, 5:55 PM EDT) -- Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC's proposed generic version of Galderma Laboratories LP's flagship rosacea drug Oracea infringes five of Galderma's patents, a Delaware federal judge ruled on Monday.

Although U.S. District Judge Leonard Stark's opinion explaining the reasoning for his ruling is still under seal, his order on Monday found that Amneal's abbreviated new drug application, or ANDA, for an oral antibiotic medication meant to treat the skin condition rosacea infringes Galderma's U.S. Patent Nos. 8,206,740; 8,394,405; 8,470,364; 8,603,506; and 9,241,946.

He also found that three more patents at issue in the case — U.S. Patent Nos. 7,749,532; 7,211,267; and 7,232,572 — were...

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