Barr Pharmaceuticals announces favorable ruling in Yasmin patent case Barr Pharmaceuticals.

Offers announced that the U.S. District Courtroom for the District of NJ has ruled and only its subsidiary, Barr Laboratories, Inc., in the task of the patent outlined by Bayer Schering Pharma, AG regarding the Bayer Schering’s Yasmin oral contraceptive. In his ruling, Judge Peter G. Sheridan discovered that the patent at concern was invalid, since it was apparent. ‘We are delighted that Judge Sheridan offers invalidated the patent on Yasmin,’ stated Bruce L. Downey, Barr’s Chairman and CEO. ‘We are reviewing the opinion in the event and evaluating our options. Clearly, that is a positive advancement for the business and we are analyzing what the potential influence could possibly be on our revenue assistance for 2008.’ Related StoriesKolltan announces demonstration of data from KTN0158 preclinical research in mast cell tumors at ESMO 2015Hutchison MediPharma begins sulfatinib Stage I trial in USImmune submits Bertilimumab IND software to FDA for treatment of Bullous PemphigoidYasmin has an oral contraceptive program consisting of 21 energetic tablets each containing 3 mg of drospirenone and 0.03 mg of ethinyl estradiol and 7 inert tablets.Competition between your two businesses offers led them to provide lower prices, better program, and more innovative items to companies and their workers. We welcome your choice by Blue Cross-Michigan and Doctors Health Program of Mid-Michigan to abandon their offer, that may preserve competition among medical health insurance businesses in Lansing, stated Christine Varney, Assistant Lawyer General responsible for the Division of Justice’s Antitrust Division. The merger could have likely resulted in higher prices, lower degrees of services and reduced quality of healthcare for customers. The Justice Section worked carefully with the Michigan Lawyer General’s workplace in its investigation of the proposed Blue Cross-Michigan-PHP merger.

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