Hours After Getting Patents, Teva Sues Eli Lily Again

Law360 (June 8, 2021, 9:40 PM EDT) -- Teva Pharmaceuticals lodged a new infringement suit against rival Eli Lilly in Massachusetts federal court Tuesday mere hours after the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued the company two new patents covering the Israeli drugmaker's blockbuster migraine drug Ajovy.

Tuesday's lawsuit claims that Eli Lilly and Co.'s own migraine drug, called Emgality, infringes the newly issued patents, and it comes a day after a Federal Circuit panel hinted that it was taking a hard look at a mixed bag of Patent Trial and Appeal Board rulings last year on a collection of older patents connected to Ajovy, which Teva has also...

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