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Lundbeck sues competitor for infringing on patent rights

Lundbeck and Otsuka are alleging that pharmaceutical firm Viatris’s proposed drug is in violation of eight patents.

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Pharmaceutical firm Lundbeck has filed a lawsuit in the US against Viatris for violating the patent protection of schizophrenia drug Abilify Maintena, Bloomberg News reports.

A total of two lawsuits have been filed alongside Otsuka, which is behind the drug and has exclusively licensed it to Lundbeck.

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