Author: Hazel Ford Ph.D.
Editor: Martin D. Hyden
The UK Supreme Court has handed down its judgment at the conclusion of a long-running dispute between Eli Lilly and Actavis. The cases related to Eli Lilly’s patent, which claims the use of the drug pemetrexed disodium in combination with vitamin B12 in the treatment of cancer. Actavis sought declarations of non-infringement for its proposed products which used pemetrexed diacid, pemetrexed ditromethamine or pemetrexed dipotassium in place of pemetrexed disodium. Continue reading