Navigation Links
Forest Laboratories, Inc. and Merz Pharma GmbH & Co. KgaA File Additional Lawsuit Against Several Companies for Patent Infringement
Date:1/25/2008

NEW YORK, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: FRX), Forest Laboratories Holdings, Ltd., Merz Pharma GmbH & Co. KgaA, and Merz Pharmaceuticals GmbH announced that they have filed a second lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware against additional companies for infringement of U.S. Patent No. 5,061,703 (the '703 patent), which relates to Forest's Namenda(R) product. The defendants named in the lawsuit include Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited, Genpharm Inc., Interpharm Inc., Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited, Sun India Pharmaceutical Industries Limited, and related companies and subsidiaries thereof. The '703 patent expires in April 2010. Forest has applied for patent term extension which, if granted, would extend the '703 patent until September 2013.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20001011/FORESTLOGO )

As previously reported, Forest and Merz had received notification from several companies that they had filed Abbreviated New Drug Applications with Paragraph IV certifications to obtain approval to market generic versions of Namenda and commenced an action in patent infringement in the U.S. District Court in Delaware against such filers.

Except for the historical information contained herein, this release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform act of 1995. These statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties, including the difficulty of predicting FDA approvals, the acceptance and demand for new pharmaceutical products, the impact of competitive products and pricing, the timely development and launch of new products, and the risk factors listed from time to time in each of Forest Laboratories' Annual Reports on Form 10-K, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q, and any subsequent SEC filings.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Forest Laboratories, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Forest and Cypress Announce Submission of New Drug Application for Milnacipran for the Treatment of Fibromyalgia Syndrome
2. BioSpace Launches 3rd Edition of BioForest(TM) Bioscience Marketing Campaign
3. Drugs from Johnson & Johnson/Basilea and Forest Are the Most Promising Antibiotics in the Community-Acquired Pneumonia Pipeline
4. Nanotube forests grown on silicon chips for future computers, electronics
5. Forest Laboratories Lexapro and Generics-Dominated Fluoxetine Lead First-Line Therapy in the Treatment for Major Depression
6. Microbia and Forest Laboratories Announce Linaclotide Co-Development and Co-Marketing Collaboration
7. Forest Laboratories Announces Federal Appeals Court Upholds Lexapro(R) Patent Decision
8. Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. Announces FDA Approval to Market Methimazole Tablets USP, 5 mg and 10 mg
9. Octapharma Joins Biotechnology Industry Organization
10. Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces Initiation of Phase 1 Clinical Trial of Second Generation Niacin Receptor Agonist Under Its Collaboration With Merck & Co., Inc.
11. Aton Pharma Introduces Expanded Distribution of Lacrisert(R) (hydroxypropyl cellulose ophthalmic insert) at Hawaiian Eye
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/27/2016)... , June 27, 2016   Ginkgo Bioworks , ... industrial engineering, was today awarded as one of ... of the world,s most innovative companies. Ginkgo Bioworks ... for the real world in the nutrition, health ... work directly with customers including Fortune 500 companies ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 23, 2016 , ... ... the release of its second eBook, “Clinical Trials Patient Recruitment and Retention Tips.” ... and retention in this eBook by providing practical tips, tools, and strategies for ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 Houston Methodist ... the Cy-Fair Sports Association to serve as their ... agreement, Houston Methodist Willowbrook will provide sponsorship support, ... connectivity with association coaches, volunteers, athletes and families. ... the Cy-Fair Sports Association and to bring Houston ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... June 23, 2016 , ... Supplyframe, ... of the Supplyframe Design Lab . Located in Pasadena, Calif., the Design ... of how hardware projects are designed, built and brought to market. , The ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:6/3/2016)... 2016 Das DOTM ... Nepal hat ein 44 Millionen ... Kennzeichen, einschließlich Personalisierung, Registrierung und IT-Infrastruktur, an ... und Implementierung von Identitätsmanagementlösungen. Zahlreiche renommierte internationale ... teilgenommen, aber Decatur wurde als konformste und ...
(Date:5/24/2016)... IRVINE, Calif. , May 24, 2016 Ampronix facilitates superior patient care ... LMD3251MT  3D medical LCD display is the latest premium product recently added to ... ... ... Sony 3d Imaging- LCD Medical Display- Ampronix News ...
(Date:5/3/2016)... , May 3, 2016  Neurotechnology, a provider ... MegaMatcher Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS) , ... multi-biometric projects. MegaMatcher ABIS can process multiple complex ... any combination of fingerprint, face or iris biometrics. ... SDK and MegaMatcher Accelerator , which ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):