Drugmaker Sues To Invalidate Rival MS Patent In UK

Law360, London (November 3, 2020, 4:10 PM GMT) -- Generic drugmaker Teva Pharmaceutical has sued Sanofi-Aventis in London in an attempt to get its rival's patent for a multiple sclerosis medicine invalidated, arguing that Sanofi's invention was obvious considering other treatments that were already in the works.

Drugmaker Teva Pharmaceutical has argued in a filing at the High Court in London that there is no "patentable invention." (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) Teva seeks in its claim at the High Court to have the U.K. patent held by Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GMBH revoked as invalid. The patent is for a prescription drug made by Sanofi and sold under the brand name Aubagio that...

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