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US court orders Eli Lilly to pay royalties on diabetes drugs

Eli Lilly is experiencing judicial headwind in the US, as a federal court has ordered the Novo Nordisk competitor to pay royalities from insulin sales to an Arizonan firm.

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Eli Lilly owes an Arizonan company royalties from insulin product sales, a US court has ruled, as reported by news organization Endpoint News. A trial is now likely.

The federal court in Arizona has reached the conclusion that Novo Nordisk-competitor Eli Lilly, which is based in the US, must pay royalities to the firm Research Corporation Technologies, which is headquartered in Tuscon, Arizona.

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