Court Grants Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) Summary Judgment of Non-Infringement on Eloxatin(R)
6/19/2009 9:19:30 AM
JERUSALEM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Nasdaq: TEVA) announced today that the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey has granted summary judgment in Teva's favor on the issue of non-infringement with regard to Debiopharm’s U.S. Patent No. 5,338,874. The patent is listed in the Orange Book for Sanofi-Aventis chemotherapy medication Eloxatin®, which had annual sales of approximately $1.3 billion in the United States for the twelve months that ended December 31, 2008, based on IMS sales data. Teva intends to inform the FDA of the court's decision and expects that its 505(b)(2) New Drug Application will receive final approval shortly.