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Sun, Lupin Settle BromSite Patent Suit as Judge Nixes Own Ruling

Feb. 8, 2022, 9:40 PM

A federal judge granted a request by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. that she throw out her Sept. 30 opinion and order invalidating its patent related to the eye drug BromSite, after Sun and generic-drug maker Lupin Ltd. said they’d settled “all disputes” in their infringement lawsuit.

Judge Freda Wolfson issued an order Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey vacating her earlier opinion and judgment, along with “all orders, decisions and findings underlying” them, because doing so eliminates “the need to resolve Sun’s pending motion for reconsideration and/or an appeal to the Federal Circuit.”

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