Hikma And Reddy’s Tell Supreme Court To Throw Out Vascepa Appeal
Amarin Has Petitioned Supreme Court For Certiorari Review
Certiorari review of a Federal Circuit decision invalidating Vascepa patents “is not warranted,” Hikma and Dr Reddy’s Laboratories have argued, claiming that the premise of originator Amarin’s petition to the US Supreme Court is “false.”
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US healthcare insurance provider Health Net failed to respect Amarin’s patent rights in the way it distributed Hikma’s generic version of Vascepa (icosapent ethyl), the originator contends in an expanded induced infringement suit.