In the spirit of “if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again,” the Coalition for Affordable Drugs (CFAD) challenged a fourth Orange Book-listed patent relating to VIVOMO®, Horizon Pharma’s naproxen/ esomeprazole product. While denying CFAD’s previous three petitions, the PTAB instituted inter partes review for U.S. Patent No. 8,945,621. Despite CFAD’s success at the … Continue Reading
In the ongoing saga of the Coalition for Affordable Drugs (CFAD) vs. the pharmaceutical industry, there has been quite a bit of movement recently by the PTAB on institution of many of CFAD’s earliest-filed IPR petitions. To date, CFAD has filed 33 petitions for IPR, some of them multiple petitions against the same patent, and … Continue Reading
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