December 20, 2010

Drugs for bacterial infections and cancer, and one that could help shape regulations for biosimilars, are featured in the Food and Drug Administration’s annual "Generic Drug Roundup."

December 17, 2010

Patent settlements between branded and generic drug companies, sometimes called “pay-for-delay” deals, aren’t going away any time soon.

December 14, 2010

Legislation to ban patent litigation settlements between branded and generic drug companies appears unlikely to find success, according to published reports.

December 13, 2010

Drug maker Shire has filed a patent infringement suit against Watson Pharmaceuticals and Impax Labs in response to their attempt to win approval from the Food and Drug Administration for a generic version of a Shire drug.

December 10, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic drug for hypertension made by Mylan.

December 7, 2010

Drug makers Momenta Pharmaceuticals and Sandoz have filed a lawsuit against Teva Pharmaceutical Industries in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, alleging infringement of two patents related to a generic blood-thinning drug.

December 7, 2010

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December 7, 2010

U.S. generic drug maker Watson Pharmaceuticals and Indian drug maker Natco Pharma will work together to develop and commercialize a generic drug used for bone marrow disorders, the two companies said Tuesday.

November 30, 2010

Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals has received final approval for its generic Alzheimer's drug from the Food and Drug Administration, giving the drug maker 180 days of market exclusivity.

November 29, 2010

Generic drug maker Impax Labs is challenging the patent covering a drug used to treat high cholesterol, the company said Friday.

November 22, 2010

A generic drug maker has entered an agreement to purchase another drug maker's U.S. penicillin site ...

November 22, 2010

Impax confirmed a patent challenge for its version of a branded cholesterol drug that recently was submitted to the FDA for approval ...

November 21, 2010

Indian generic drug maker Dr. Reddy’s Labs has launched a version of an asthma drug...

November 21, 2010

A drug maker will pull a common prescription painkiller from the market following the release...

November 18, 2010

Johnson & Johnson and the U.S. government are suing two generic drug makers to stop...

November 15, 2010

The U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware has upheld a patent held by...

November 15, 2010

Generic drug maker Actavis has filed for approval of a generic version of an antidepressant...

November 15, 2010

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has proposed a rule shortening the traditional 30-day...

November 14, 2010

The world of generic drugs has a big year ahead of it. Actually, it has...

November 14, 2010

A backlog of more than 2,000 drug entities and devices is awaiting approval. That’s the...

November 14, 2010

A ghost from 2008 soon could come back to haunt 2010....

November 14, 2010

The often wide gap between what consumers will pay out of pocket for a branded...

November 14, 2010

Look for a big surge in brand-to-generic drug switches at the pharmacy counter over the...

November 14, 2010

K-V Pharmaceutical has created a new marketing subsidiary for generic drugs, the company said. K-V...