Teva Blocked From Launching Generic Version of Israeli Sleep Medicine Circadin
An Israeli court issued a temporary injunction against Teva, following a lawsuit by the brand drug's maker Neurim Pharmaceuticals
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However, the suit states, in September 2017 Neurim discovered that Teva submitted an application for a generic version of its drug, leading Neurim to file a lawsuit at a Tel Aviv District Court in November. Teva has acted "in bad faith" to deprive Neurim of its intellectual property and exploited its status as an exclusive distributor to do so, states the lawsuit, helmed by Gabriel Moyal-Maor and Eleanor Stark of Israel-based law firm Hamburger Evron & Co.During the time of the injunction, Teva would be permitted to take regulatory action such as challenging Neurim's patents.