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Roche files patent lawsuit against Teva for osteoporosis drug

Roche files a lawsuit against generic manufacturer Teva over an alleged patent violation on its osteoporosis treatment, Boniva

Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche has filed a lawsuit against Israel-headquartered generic manufacturer Teva over an alleged patent violation on its osteoporosis treatment Boniva (ibandronate).

A Roche spokesperson said the lawsuit was instituted to prevent Teva from marketing a generic version of Boniva 150 mg tablets. The basic patent runs until 2012, with further patents protecting the drug until 2023.

Boniva recorded sales of CHF 374m (USD 315.7m) in H1 FY07, according to Roche.

30th September 2008

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