British drugmaker Vectura Group Plc won a patent infringement litigation case against GlaxoSmithKline Plc in the United States and was awarded $89.7 million in damages for the period from August 2016 through December 2018.
Generic competitors to British drugmaker Indivior Plc’s blockbuster opioid addiction treatment are on course to launch after the firm’s attempt to stay a U.S. District court judgement was rejected.
Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Allergan plc announced that the companies reached an agreement with Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. resolving patent litigations brought in response to Mylan’s abbreviated new drug applications seeking approval to market generic versions of Linzess (linaclotide) before the expiration of the companies’ applicable patents.
Boston Scientific exercised the company’s option to buy the remaining shares of Santa Rosa, Calif.-based Millipede for $325 million.
The trade group representing U.S. drugmakers filed a lawsuit to stop California from implementing a law aimed at reining in prescription drug prices.