Argentum And Alcon Settle Patent Dispute Over PAZEO

Published: Dec 01, 2016

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Argentum Pharmaceuticals LLC, a generic pharmaceutical company,announced today that it has reached a settlement with Alcon Research, Ltd., related to Argentum's generic version of PAZEO® (0.7% olopatadine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution).

Argentum Pharmaceuticals. Balancing the rights of pharmaceutical innovators and consumers. (PRNewsFoto/Argentum Pharmaceuticals)

Under the terms of the settlement agreement, Alcon has granted Argentum a license to its U.S. patent covering PAZEO® for a generic version of PAZEO®. The agreement generally provides that Argentum may commence marketing its generic equivalent product sometime prior to the expiration of the patents covering PAZEO®. The specific date on which Argentum may launch its generic product and other details concerning the settlement have not been disclosed.

PAZEO® is a registered trademark of Novartis AG Corporation.

Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160201/328477LOGO

To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/argentum-and-alcon-settle-patent-dispute-over-pazeo-300370728.html

SOURCE Argentum Pharmaceuticals

Back to news