ARDEE, Ireland, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Warner Chilcott Limited (Nasdaq: WCRX) announced today that it has received two Paragraph IV Certification Notices from Lupin Ltd. ("Lupin"). The Paragraph IV Certification Notices advise the Company of the filing of Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDAs) by Lupin for generic versions of the Company's oral contraceptives, LOESTRIN 24 FE and FEMCON FE.
LOESTRIN 24 FE, which was launched in March of 2006, is protected by U.S. Patent No. 5,552,394 which expires in 2014. FEMCON FE, which was introduced by the Company during the second half of 2006, is protected by U.S. Patent No. 6,667,050 which expires in 2019.
The Company is currently reviewing the detail of the Paragraph IV Certification Notices from Lupin and continues to have full confidence in its intellectual property protecting LOESTRIN 24 FE and FEMCON FE.
Warner Chilcott is a leading specialty pharmaceutical company currently focused on the women's healthcare and dermatology segments of the U.S. pharmaceuticals market. It is a fully integrated company with internal resources dedicated to the development, manufacturing and promotion of its products. WCRX-G
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