Purdue's Sleep Aid Patents Are Obvious, Judge Rules

March 30, 2015

Law360, New York (March 30, 2015, 3:01 PM ET) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Friday found that Purdue Pharmaceutical Products LP’s three patents for sleep aid Intermezzo are invalid for obviousness, granting a win to Actavis Elizabeth LLC, Novel Laboratories Inc. and others whom Purdue sued over plans to market their own generic versions of the drug.

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