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Hikma Triumphs As Vascepa Induced-Infringement Case Dismissed

Amarin Had Pursued Firm Over Skinny-Label Generic Icosapent Ethyl Capsules

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An attack on Hikma’s skinny-label generic version of Vascepa by originator Amarin, claiming induced infringement of patents protecting a cardiovascular indication, has been dismissed in the US.

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