Mylan Hit With Infringement Suit Over MS Generic Drug

By Adam Lidgett (May 24, 2022, 4:52 PM EDT) -- Mylan has been using Momenta's patented manufacturing methods to make a generic version of a multiple sclerosis treatment, the Johnson & Johnson unit alleged in a new infringement lawsuit in Pennsylvania federal court.

Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc. filed a two-count patent infringement case on Friday targeting not only Mylan — which is now part of Viatris Inc. — but also Natco Pharma Ltd. and Gland Pharma Ltd., which are companies based out of India.

The patents — U.S. Patent Nos. 8,859,489 and 9,395,374 — cover ways to commercially manufacture Glatopa, a generic version of an earlier drug called Copaxone, according to the...

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