CI & Patent News 28/10/2010

Teva to Acquire Theramex, Merck KGaA’s European Based Women’s Health Business

Theramex is speciality pharmaceutical company focused on Women health and markets various products, like gynecology, osteoporosis, peri-menopause, menopause and contraceptives, in more than 50 countries. Theramex is developing new contraceptive combination of “nomegestrol acetate (2.5mg)/17beta-estradiol (1.5mg)”

(Yahoo Finance)



ACADIA and Biovail entered in collaboration agreement on Pimavanserin
Pimavanserin is selectively blocks serotonin 5-HT2A receptors in Phase III development for treating Parkinson’s disease psychosis




Pfizer faces italian antitrust probe over Xalatan patent (latanoprast)




Paragraph IV Litigations

Astellas sues Nycomed for Protopic ointment (Tacrolimus 0.1%) in USA
The patent infringement action was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey on October 27, 2010 requesting, among other things, an order that the date of approval of Nycomed’s ANDA not be earlier than the expiration of Astellas’ U.S. Patent Nos. 5,665,727 and 5,385,907 related to Protopic.




Novartis sues Apotex for Rivastigmine (Complaint)
Astrazeneca sues watson for Rosuvastatin (Complaint)




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